Category Archives: News Around

Quaking news

The sleepy Shires of middle England were rocked last night by a terrifying earthquake measured at 5.2 on the Richter scale.  Thousands of people were woken from their sleep at just before 1 o’clock in the morning and each and … Continue reading

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Not the nine o’clock news

Hoorah!  It’s time for the Oscars again. It seems weeks since they were last here. How we’ve missed the over dressed, over paid army of silicone enhanced, desperately emotional sycophants on the red carpet – The News Reporters. Of course, … Continue reading

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Loonies

In a continuation of these pages interest in the planned shooting down of a rogue satellite, we can now reveal that the US went ahead and did it last night (GMT). “We’re pretty sure we got it,” said a Navy … Continue reading

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Stitched up

‘Ok Doctor Albee, before we start operating on this guy we need to run through the checklist.’ ‘What checklist is that, Doctor Beulah?’ ‘The Surgical Safety Checklist, of course!  Weren’t you listening at the W H O lecture?’ ‘To be … Continue reading

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Overkill

 The US Navy is on standby to shoot down a falling spy satellite before it enters Earth’s atmosphere. Several missiles may be used in case the first one misses, the technical term for this is a ‘volley’ or ‘shower’ of … Continue reading

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True Grit

The UK is gripped by another, immense, 4 inch deep, deluge of snow and a new urban myth has emerged; the ‘Phantom Gritter’. As the local councils run out of road salt and argue amongst themselves about whose fault it … Continue reading

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