Sunday, 27 November 2011

Cruel but funny

Today's sport chez Patently Towers is playing this video and watching Shadow, our 5 year old greyhound, chase around the house looking for the cats and the squeaky toy that he can hear:

Monday, 14 November 2011

Don't be Grumpy

As we all know, political correctness is everywhere. So if you've suffered from an excess today, I offer you this antidote courtesy of Billy Connolly:

Friday, 11 November 2011


There is only one aspect of the current fuss in Euroland that confuses me, and it is this.

Why is this a surprise?

The Eurosceptics among us predicted this as soon as the Euro was proposed. We even pointed the finger at Greece and Italy as the likely culprits. We said that the two of them would spend money like water and go cap in hand to Germany.

Now Germany is flinching, pointing out that this was not what they signed up for. Sorry, but it was.