Author Archives: Dr Pete

The Apprentice

‘The Apprentice’ is nearly getting exciting again.   Sir Alan Sugar strides through double doors into the boardroom where a bunch of young people with no business experience and few life skills sit nervously waiting for him to deliver his … Continue reading

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Can you tell me the way to the rail station?

Uh-oh, the German GCSE Oral Exams are upon us! Nervous teenagers muttering to themselves in guttural tones stalk our homes and streets. “I would like a double room with bath, please. Can you tell me the way to Poland? Is … Continue reading

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Mmmm.. salty

The Simpsons has been dropped from morning TV in Venezuela after being deemed unsuitable for children – and has been replaced by Baywatch. The popular US cartoon about the yellow dysfunctional family was branded “inappropriate” and pulled by the country’s … Continue reading

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Birdsong Radio

It’s a radio channel and all they play all day, every day is…go on, have a guess!   I listened for ten minutes this morning but I have to have it quite loud otherwise the noise from the birds in … Continue reading

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The whole is contained in every part

Saturday night in the ‘Slug and Philosopher’ and the punters are relaxing after a hard week of work, watching football and junk food eating.  I can see that Old Ted has something on his mind, but he waits until Wayne … Continue reading

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Patient

Matron is looking worried. “Doctor, quick come with me; we’ve got a trouble maker in the Private Wing!” “What’s the problem?” “Some old guy getting delusional and he’s a stroppy one.  There he is now, the bald man in the … Continue reading

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