An Italian libertarian tells me that she and some friends booked to Burning Man were surprised to land in Solihull. Refugees from London are now rowing up the M6 to Burning Man aka Birmingham, Brighton and then Bath and Bristol having become too expensive, but best British value is still to be found in Boro, particularly now the Sacha Baron Cohen effect (Ctrl-F Kazakhstan) has been priced into the ruins of Grimsby port.
The French are on to us: Mishead Lyrics – What did he said ?
IRQ says that the politician who caused the greatest impression on Felipe González, and on whom he models his vanity hair for photo-ops, was Margaret Thatcher, “la dama del cardado de hierro, o ‘Helmet Hair'”.
- One less river to cross
The secrets of Erith Driving Test Centre.
- In which the Spanish Inquisition strikes down a translation and saves an English sailor from a fiery fate
Werner Thomas (* 1931)
is an accordionist from Switzerland credited with composing a tune popularly known as the “Chicken Dance” or the “Birdie Song” while working as a restaurant musician in Davos during the early 1960s
The Chairmans, however, describe him as a composer, and say that his masterwork was actually finished by 1957 and first pressed in
- Miley Cyrus’ “Pablow the blowfish”, the best thing since…
… well, since R. Kelly’s “Trapped in the closet”
- Video of functional organ-MIDI set-up
Featuring a passing neighbour of the maker, Diabolus.org:
I’m awaiting somewhat trepidly surgery which I hope will clean up what little is left of my left inner and middle ear and put in some kind of replacement (posts here and here; latest addition to the lexicon, cholesteatoma, incipient; the Messiah), but between various other recent commitments …
- Benidorm: moderately poor translation as a selling point redux
I remember being rather disappointed when, aged 6, one of my first friends in England, the son of refugees from the new Islamism in South Asia, now the old Islamism in Tower Hamlets and Luton and Blackburn, explained to me that there were indeed streets and libraries in Pakistan. I have no idea what happened