Donington Historic Festival 2015

Donington Historic Festival 2015

The Donington Historic Festival has been held at the beginning of May over the last five years, and the recent May Day bank holiday saw the Donington Historic Festival 2015 being held at the Leicestershire circuit.  For those not familiar with it, the festival sees a series of historic races over three days with a…

Spiderman Scarecrow

Superhero Jokes

I was in a conversation this week about a superhero fancy dress party, which ended up in a few related jokes, which seemed like as good a topic as any for this week’s puns and one liners, so here are some superhero jokes. However, this collection does not include super powers like excessive humour or…

Snibston Discovery museum

Snibston Discovery Museum

As the name may suggest, the Leicestershire town of Coalville has an industrial past that includes mining, and one of the former pits in the area now forms the centre of Snibston Discovery Museum and park.  Visitors can learn about how technical innovation has changed the lives of people over the last five centuries, and…

St George at Kenilworth Castle

Chess Jokes

This week’s one liners and puns come in the form of chess jokes.  Hopefully they will not require you to think too much, although they equally will not require you to laugh or think of them as being originality.   I had dinner once with Garry Kasporov in a restaurant with checked tablecloths.. It took…

St George at Kenilworth Castle

St George’s Day at Kenilworth Castle

This week say St George’s Day, the 23rd April, the patron saint of – among other places – England, and from where the English flag originates. Several English Heritage sites were hosting events to celebrate this weekend, and we headed off the the event for St George’s Day at Kenilworth Castle. The castle is impressive…

Frog

Frog Jokes

It was pointed out to me this week that there was no specific page on frog jokes here, so I thought that it was time to remedy that, so here some that come with no guarantee of originality of funniness….   When I was at the zoo, I saw something like a frog tapping things…

Ginetta Racing at Donington Park

Ginetta Racing at Donington Park

There is not one but two Ginetta series supporting the BTCC championship this year, with the Ginetta racing at Donington Park including both the Ginetta GT Supercup, and the Ginetta Junior Championship, with drivers as young as 14 racing.   I went along to the Ginetta media day at Silverstone a few weeks ago, and…

Freddie Hunt in the Clio Cup at Donington Park

Renault UK Clio Cup at Donington 2015

A returning feature to the support calendar of the 2015 BTCC series is the Renault UK Clio Cup, which made an appearance at Donington last weekend as part of the race weekend.  With Mike Bushell, the 2014 champion, having graduated to a BTCC drive for 2015, there were some new faces in the series as…

MSA Formula at Donington Park

MSA Formula at Donington 2015

As part of last weekend’s BTCC event, I saw what was a new racing series for me; MSA Formula at Donington Park. For those who are not familiar with the series, this is a FIA Formula 4 based single seater series for drivers from the age of 15 up. There were some familiar names racing…

Hunter Abbott stops during the BTCC weekend at Donington Park

BTCC at Donington 2015

The British Touring Car Championship seems to be getting more and more popular, with crowds larger each year.  I went to the last round of the 2014 championship at Brands Hatch, which was a busy weekend, and more recently to the media day for the current series, which was impressively busy for a mid week…

Xander watches himself on television

Television Jokes

The topic for this week’s puns and one liners is television jokes. Here they are, with the normal no guarantee of funniness or originality…  Although thankfully there aren’t too many repeats on this.     You never see King Edwards or Jersey Royals presenting sport on TV. Only Common Taters. What does Dr Who eat…