Author Archives: Dr Pete

Egg plant in Worrall Scare

TV Celebrity chef, Ainsley Harriott caused switchboard meltdown for the BBC yesterday during a live broadcast of “Ready, steady, cook!”   During the “Phone in with Your Own Recipes”, section of the programme fellow chef Anthony Worrall Thompson bent to … Continue reading

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Donkey diploma

“Hello Pooh,” said Eeyore, “What brings you to this wind-swept part of the country.  I expect you were going to see Rabbit and bumped into me by accident.” “No, Eeyore, I came to see you.” “Yes, you would say that, … Continue reading

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Pardon

The last witch beheaded in Europe has been absolved as a victim of “judicial murder” more than 200 years after her death. The parliament of the Swiss canton of Glarus decided unanimously to clear the name of Anna Goeldi, who … Continue reading

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The Chamber of Sikh Sets

Bollywood producers set to release a film called Hari Puttar: A Comedy Of Terrors are working to fend off a lawsuit filed by Warner Bros that claims the movie title is too close to their boy wizard franchise.  But the … Continue reading

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Rule 25a

There was consternation at the 6th World Tango Championships in Buenos Aires yesterday when organisers discovered that 801 individual dancers from 23 countries had entered the event.    “How can we proceed with an odd number of contestants?” said chief … Continue reading

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A long leash

Feminists around the world have reacted with horror to a new line of lingerie that comes equipped with a GPS tracking system that enables husbands and boyfriends to track their partner’s whereabouts. Many years ago, my grandmother had a cheaper … Continue reading

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