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…

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…

The 2013 ATP Tennis Finals

Tennis Jokes

I may be at Silverstone for the British Grand Prix this weekend – how exciting! – but there is another sporting event on in the UK which is likely to get just a little bit of attention, so with Wimbledon reaching its climax, this week’s collection of one-liners and puns is in the form of…

Chasewater Railway

A trip to Chasewater Railway on Coal Train Day

For those not familiar with it, Chasewater is a reservoir in Staffordshire dating back to 1797, in the Cannock Chase area, and, as well as being home to water skiing and all sorts of aquatic activities, is also the location of the Chasewater Railway, a two mile heritage railway service, formerly used to transport coal.…