Tag Archives: harsh reality

My Medical Typo Hell!

This article 1st appeared in the Daily Scrump on 11th April. MY MEDICAL TYPO HELL. The Department of Health was quick to defend the reputation of its new standardised medical software, “PIGS-EAR,” despite increasing reports of disturbing errors in patient diagnostic … Continue reading

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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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Crossing the weight loss plateau – Don’t give up or your liver will execute you.

I have  been back on my weight loss plan for the last couple of weeks, and wanted to offer some encouragement to those in the same posish. If you are reading this, then I suspect you may be attempting to … Continue reading

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Intelligent Design – Above Top Secret

Following on from my previous article, and endeavoring to be as topical as possible, here is an extract from Intelligent Design; Book Two, which is currently in process. This scene leads on from What is Project American Quilt? * “OK, Major, he’s … Continue reading

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Help a Child to Get A Head

Urgent Appeal from The British Headless Child Foundation – B.H.C.F If you have seen today’s news, you will know that doctors expect to be able to perform the first head transplant within the next 2 years. Click the picture to read … Continue reading

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Rice or chips, superstar edition; Elvis vs. Freddie

Good God! The King of Rock and Roll vs. the Queen. Lets go!

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