Blue Skies over Rosliston

Tree Jokes

It’s Friday, so time for some one liners. Today, it’s the turn of tree jokes. I’m tempted to branch out to some puns,but maybe I should leaf it as it is…. As normal, these come with no guarantee of funniness or originality.     How does a tree get on the Internet? It logs in.…

Qualifying for the 2014 British Grand Prix

Qualifying for the 2014 British Grand Prix

Qualifying for the 2014 British Grand Prix was quite a memorable session, notable for its varying weather conditions that impacted the track and therefore the position of the drivers. There was dry, warm, wet, and windy weather at various times during the hour. Williams had not enjoyed the best weekend of the year, with both…

England playing football

Football Jokes

This weekend sees the World Cup final, so it seems a good opportunity to have a few football jokes. Most seem to be about a specific team or player, but I thought I would stay neutral and just go for the silly… As normal, they come with no guarantee of funniness or originality… Think my…

A Supermarine Spitfire over Silverstone

Friday’s Air Show at the 2014 British Grand Prix

Aerial shows have become something of a tradition at the British Grand Prix, culminating in the Red Arrows making their normal appearance just before the race on the Sunday each year.  Previous years have seen fixed wing aircraft, helicopters, parachutists, and all sorts of various shows in the skies.  Friday’s air show at the 2014…

Monty Python Almost Live

Monty Python Almost Live

As you may be aware, the O2 in London is currently home to Monty Python Almost Live, an apparently final reunion show for the five remaining members of that comedy troupe who were at the vanguard of an alternative humour through their Flying Circus television programme from 1969 until 1974, and then through films like…

Formula E Pre-Season Tests

FIA Formula E Pre-Season Testing 2014

2014 sees the introduction of a new motor racing series, dedicated to electrically powered cars, which will feature a series of city races across the world.  With the headquarters being based in nearby Donington Park, I took a trip to Formula E Pre-Season Testing on 3rd July 2014.  I had seen one of the cars…