Category: Humour

cartoons and articles, some political

The Genesis of Nick Park

Not sure if Nick Park’s first release [though not his first project], Creature Comforts, gets much screentime these days – not having a tele nor going to the cinema nor gaming, I’d not know. Anyway, here’s the original – it…

The comic interview

The site called Ranker lists best comedy shows according to Americans and I’ve noticed one or two British shows in there. Currently [at the time of writing] at #31 is All in the Family, with Archie Bunker, roughly along the…

Talk to the hand

Good advice: • Learn how to learn from those you disagree with, or even offend you. See if you can find the truth in what they believe. • Being enthusiastic is worth 25 IQ points. • Always demand a deadline.…

Victorian names

First of two posts today about Victorian times, the second at 13:30: It’s a kid’s programme and my opinion of educational resources these days … well, let’s move on. I did a bit of cursory checking at a site I’d…

British Rail’s travelling pubs

https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/blog/2020/04/14/british-rails-short-experiment-with-travelling-pubs/ A report for Lord Inman, chairman of the Hotel Executive within the British Transport Executive said that the tavern car interiors was generally acceptable, but that the fake brick effect on the outside was “incredibly bad”. Within a year,…