Author Archives: Dr Pete

The Forward Guide Vane – Atonement review

The wife has been to see ‘Atonement’ at the cinema and was keen to discuss the finer points of this dramatic masterpiece. “When she gets out of the fountain her dress is so wet that you can see her front bottom.  She’s got … Continue reading

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New speed record

Timothy Brady, 33, pleaded guilty at Oxford Crown court to dangerous driving.  He was clocked driving a Porsche 911 Turbo at 172 mph.  That is the fastest speed ever recorded in a routine speed check in the UK.Insp Martin Percival, … Continue reading

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Shivering sands

I’ve had a ‘phone call from my mate Dunston!  Things aren’t too good.  It turns out that his ‘island’, Shivering Sands, is actuallly a World War II defence station!  He wondered why people looked at him strangely when he mentioned the … Continue reading

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Mime dies

Marcel Marceau died today aged 84.  He will be sadly missed in the world of entertainment.  A friend commented, “He was the perfect neighbour, he led a quiet life, never a sound from him and he would always lend me his … Continue reading

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Reptile smuggler

A Californian man has been charged with using his false leg to smuggle three endangered iguanas from a nature reserve in Fiji to the United States.  He is alleged to have constructed a special compartment inside his prosthetic limb to … Continue reading

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Captain America Civil War – film review

Knowing it was a long film we stocked up on supplies in the foyer.  I fancied an ice cream tub. The 1litre and half litre tubs with their many varieties of mixed flavours, sprinkles and choc-drops to choose from looked … Continue reading

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