I can just imagine what the teachers thought as they came across these. Classic.
Originally posted on Bizarre World News:
Staff shut the Barclays in Andover, Hants, while the mess was cleaned up after ‘a bald, middle-aged man, in his 40s’ walked in and made his special deposits.
Customer Garreth McCarthy said: “I was just queuing up, there were about a dozen customers there, and this guy walked in. “He looked pretty well to do. He was a middle-aged man, in his 40s, wearing shorts and trainers, and he had a bald head. “He didn’t say anything at all, but you can tell from his face he looked angry.
Staff shut the Barclays in Andover, Hants, while the mess was cleaned up.
Garreth added: “I wasn’t really paying attention until I noticed a foul, but unmistakable smell. See Also: Campus dropout made…
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Yep, it’s true. This weekend I travelled up to Woodstock, visited Blenheim Palace for the 4th time. Stayed in Woodstock overnight and travelled to Bampton and then on to Burford.
It was while walking around this fabulous town that it happened. Must have been a touch of sunstoke. I certainly couldn’t have been thinking straight. Anyway, it made perfect sense at the time and by golly I’m glad I did.
It certainly cooled things down a bit, smooth and refreshing are two words that seem to properly describe a Full Brazilian. I just had to share this with you. So now you know.
Originally posted on Ken Lukowiak:
In response to Stan Collymore’s second tweet on the Falklands, Falkland’s veteran and author Ken Lukowiak, has another letter for Stan. Only this time; the news is all bad.
It’s me again, Ken. I wrote you before but you didn’t wrote back! So, I tried sending you a tweet but all I got was a message that said: ‘blocked from using this account by the user’. Which I guess means you. I’ve never been blocked before Stan, so I have to ask why? Is it coz I is white? Or is it because I’m a Falkland’s veteran? Either way; I’m not happy!
As I said in my last, you did a very stupid thing when you tweeted that insensitive ignorance about the Falkland Islands. I’m hoping that by now even you’ve come to realises that. If not – then I feel sure that your employers at Talksport…
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Someones 50th Birthday !!! @ Puccinis
Fabulous sunset viewed from my front doorstep.
Last Saturday, I was one of the many folks who braved the English weather to see Barry Manilow at the Ageas Bowl.
I will state here and now that it is not me that is the fan. Nope, that would be my wife.
The support act were great, Dave Koz and his band. Its a shame that they weren’t on for longer. An even greater shame was that the sound quality for Dave Koz was much better than that for the star performer. Mr Manilow’s vocals were somehow mixed in with the mushy sound coming from the band. If we didn’t already know the words, we would have struggled to understand what he was singing. We had good seats so it wasn’t down to poor position in the Ageas Bowl.
The following is a direct cut and paste from BarryNet
Manilow has produced more than 40 albums over the course of his 50-year career and has been awarded countless awards, including a Grammy, two Emmys, a Tony Award and an Oscar nomination. Five of his albums were on the best-selling chart simultaneously in America in 1978 – a feat equalled only by Frank Sinatra, Michael Jackson, Bruce Springsteen and Johnny Mathis. Sinatra himself gave Manilow his stamp of approval in the 1970s when he was quoted as saying “he’s next” regarding the singer.
He has worked with the likes of Bette Midler and Dionne Warwick, and written for musicals, films, and adverts. From February 2005 to December 30, 2009, he was the headliner at the Las Vegas Hilton, performing hundreds of shows.
Given that he has such a huge repertoire, to be treated to a reprise of mainly his biggest hits is disappointing. Maybe it’s because I am not a fan that I am being so critical but I think he is doing his true fans a disservice.
You can see from the following phone picture that there wasn’t much clearing away of equipment to be done. Yet, we were kept waiting for an hour, for the rather dubious pleasure of Barry performing for just over 80 minutes.
I have also read the reviews of some of the other shows around the country and it seems that we were short-changed. The big screen at the back of the stage wasn’t functioning properly on Saturday. So we missed out on some duetting between Barry and his younger self on film as well as some film footage from the neighbourhood of his youth.
This was my wife’s third time of going to see Barry Manilow. I have resisted going along on previous occasions and he did not sell himself to me on this occasion. I will not be going along to any future Manilow gigs.
All in all, for such a “big star”, I would say that he is poor value for money.