Archive for the ‘Amusing’ Category

Health, Safety and Dressing Gowns

Monday, December 29th, 2008

My wife Natalie returned from a shopping trip to Kingston today and reported that Marks & Spencer no longer sell full length dressing gowns. This is for health and safety reasons following complaints from customers who have tripped on the ends of their dressing gowns and hurt themselves.

From the heart of the machine

Wednesday, December 24th, 2008

I travel by train to work and am daily regaled with automated announcments while waiting at the platform, particularly at Clapham Junction. These announcements are rather good, and cleverly seem to be on a separate system to the display boards, so that if one fails, the other will continue to ...

Carlsberg…probably the oddest direct marketing in the world

Thursday, September 4th, 2008

In my capacity as Treasurer of my rugby club I have just received a letter from Jeremy Best of Carlsberg UK, who writes We are passionate about the game; in fact I play it and would like nothing less than to help grow your business for the future. He would like "nothing ...

Boots want me to eat baby food

Tuesday, July 15th, 2008

Apparently I can look and feel better for less by eating baby food. I spotted this after Lorenzo's even more hilarious look and feel better for less -- with Coke.