Thursday, 31 May 2012

Jokes for a laugh

The Queens Riddle

Barack Obama met with the Queen of England. He asked her, "Your Majesty, how do you run such an efficient government? Are there... any tips you can give to me?"
‎"Well," said the Queen, "the most important thing is to surround yourself with intelligent people." Obama frowned, and then asked, "But how do I know the people around me are really intelligent?"

Around the World in Five Minutes

Thousands of Yemeni Children face Starvation

Thousands of Yemeni children are facing life-threatening levels of starvation as a result of a worsening food crisis in the country.
Yemen is experiencing severe food crisis. Nearly half of the population - 10 million - do not have enough to eat, and 300,000 children are facing life-threatening levels of malnutrition.

Thursday, 10 May 2012

Prince Charles Becomes Weatherman

It's been aaaages since I last posted people. Accept my unreserved apologies. Just thought I'd share with you a video I came across today - Prince Charles trying his hand at being the weatherman on a visit to the broadcast studio of BBC Scotland. It was an absolute delight to watch him.

 Unashamedly, I'll admit I watched it at least five times! What did I love about the video? Observing royalty up close and personal; the plum-in-mouth aristocratic accent; warmth and charisma...he completely outshone Camilla. Okay...I might be getting ahead of myself. What do you make of it? Are you laughing, chuckling, fawning? Lol!

Thursday, 3 May 2012

Diary of a Disenchanted Voter (conclusion)

I navigated the corner gingerly as if unsure of my footing. A few feet ahead of me an arrow pointed in the direction of a church. Further down, an A4 paper with the words 'Polling station' printed it on it gazed at me unashamedly. Now I knew it was crunch time: it was either a left turn or the 'highway'.

Diary of a Disenchanted Voter

I have a confession to make: I have been feeling guilty - very very guilty.