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Category Archives: Humour of sorts

Exorcism

This isn't a serious post about the demonic and it's dispersal but rather a light-hearted note about songs. You know when you get a song that just won't leave your head even though you hate it. It stays in there like an evil demon taunting your brain with it's triteness and banality. What do you […]

Zombies – Solution to the global warming crisis

Too much carbon. That's the problem with the world today - and when that Carbon turns into carbon-dioxide then we're in real trouble. According to accepted Scientists (that would be all those who believe that Global Warming is ALL OUR FAULT! - Anyone else just isn't acceptable.) temperatures over the next decade could rise to […]

20 Things to do before I die (Edition II – 11 to go)

Read on. There might be sweeties in this for you. Everyone thinks it's incredibly romantic. "20 things I must do before I die." As if it's really important. I mean, if it was full of things like 'save a life', 'find a solution to world poverty' etc. I'd understand but it's usually stuff like 'Swim […]

Only in the 21st Century...

What other time in history could you pick up a quote like this: "You should be able to decide whether to allow your milk carton to communicate with your fridge, for example," he said at a news conference. This from an EU commision spokesman. They are looking into new privacy laws for RFID tags (Radio […]

Why iz my Jenneration sew bad at speling?

I can't believe how many turns of phrase are misquoted, how many simple rules are broken, how often bad spelling and punctuation turn up in professional publications. My first theories were to do with 'progressive teaching techniques' introduced in the 1970s but now I'm thinking that the problems are so prevalent that there might be […]

List of Pointless things to do before I die.

Everyone thinks it's incredibly romantic. "20 things I must do before I die." As if it's really important. I mean, if it was full of things like 'save a life', 'find a solution to world poverty' etc. I'd understand but it's usually stuff like 'Swim with dolphins'. So what people really mean by "20 things […]

The Ballad of Peterborough.

(To be sung to the tune of 'Nay, no, never' - mispellings intentional to denote folkish pronunciation of lyrics) Theyy roll into a niyghtclub at about two ay amm.. There are those who are mutton who are dressed up as Laymb There are those who are laymb who are minted and sauced Be arrested for […]

Personality Crisis

I decided to work out what my personality is like by taking several, reliable online tests. According to the tests taken so far: I am sweet, snarky, simple, rational, dumb, ingenious, wise and sometimes need the help of others in the brains department. I work well with others, am a team player, will step on […]