Category Archives: An Englishman in cyberspace

What goes around……..

In view of the last Labour government’s abysmal treatment of GP’s, it has been deeply gratifying to see the Labour party receiving a good pummelling from both sides of the border. Gertcha!

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Gizoogle is da shiznit!

A running gag in the Urban-Smith books is the proliferation of themed restaurants. In the course of the 1st 2 books, our protagonists have dined at surrealist Japanese restaurant, The Melting Lotus, Elizabethan theatre theme restaurant, Soliloquies, and Glaswegian cordon … Continue reading

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Put a sock in it – natural selection and the gobshites.

It does not require a degree in anthropology to know that people are becoming louder (see graph). You can be in aisle 4 of Tesco’s perusing prophylactics, yet still be able to hear every howl of the crone in aisle … Continue reading

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Ich Liebe dich – Liebster Award

NB Ich Liebe dich is German for, cor, love a duck……probably. Muchas gracias to New Pollyanna for nominating little old moi for this award. You can find her blog HERE. To those of you not in the know, this is … Continue reading

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I’m shrinking! The Wonders of extrapolation.

Everyone is familiar with the Big Bang theory. If you look at data showing how fast the Universe is expanding, you can extrapolate backwards and calculate that about 13.8 billion years ago the whole Universe was condensed into a single tiny … Continue reading

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It’s my birthday……..huzzah!

Yes indeedy, 44 years old today. Mrs Harker took me shopping for running gear, and this week has been taking me out and about dressed in my Ron Hill’s (Benny Hill’s I call ’em) to try and keep me in … Continue reading

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A fistful of spam.

More adventures from the spambox. Does anyone else receive this bizarre correspondence? Thanks for the advice, ya bitch-punk, fag-ho!

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Facebook – is there a point?

I’ve just started a Facebook page ——>www.facebook.com/RupertHarker What is the purpose of Facebook? Can someone explain it to me please? While you’re at it, can someone also explain Twitter? Apart from young women using it to post naked selfies, it seems … Continue reading

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Arrrrrrrrrrggggghhhh! I’m falling!

Oh, mighty Google! Have I offended thee? Why doest thou forsake me? T’was less than a week ago that you elevated me from my lowly position to the pinnacle of greatness atop your noble rankings, yet I find myself smitten and cast … Continue reading

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Arrrrrgg! I’m Number Two! Boo-hoo!

How the mighty have fallen. It seems like only a few days since I posted I’m Number One! Wait a sec. It WAS only a few days. What on Earth is going on? That’s right, fellow bloglodytes. I googled myself … Continue reading

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