Monthly Archives: August 2006

Don’t panic! Don’t panic!

Two men of Asian or Middle Eastern appearance are prevented from travelling back from Malaga when their fellow passengers become concerned at what they consider to be ‘suspicious’ behaviour. Details are sketchy but apparently this behaviour consists of speaking Arabic … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

I am not a free man, I am a number

On Monday, I was cycling down the Cowley Road, idly (or perhaps rabidly) scanning number plates for the elusive 230. I’d been stuck on 230 for six days, after having got the previous four numbers within an hour, so my … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

It’s just give give give with me

Everywhere I turn at the moment there appears to be a plethora of pregnancies. Cynics might attribute this to the demographic of my workplace, given that there is an abundance of women who are in that stage of life; personally … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Noel Edmonds is a new God. Apparently.

I was listening to a podcast the other day of Noel Edmonds being interviewed on the Simon Mayo show. Like most right-thinking people I have long since loathed Edmonds, partly for his smarmy manner and partly for his immense self-satisfaction … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | 1 Comment

London Bridge is falling down

Idling through the Freeview music channels last night, I saw that the fulsomely-breasted, oddly-faced singer from Black Eyed Peas has released a single called ‘London Bridge’. For this folly she has had the dubious pleasure of visiting our repugnant capital … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

Marked with an X

It was a wonderful lunchtime to be a Consecutive Number Plate Spotter. 226 on the way down Cowley Road, 227, 228 and 229 within the space of two minutes on the way back. If only I’d found a life somewhere … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Bring ’em Bingham

I have discovered that there is another Steve Bingham. Who’d have thought there would be two people with such a name? Then again I went to school with a kid called Clifford Gribble, a unique name if ever there was … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | 2 Comments