Mick Twister is an anagram of Twitmericks.
Mick writes limericks about the news on Twitter, pretty much daily, as @twitmericks. These are also reproduced below, with links to the relevant news stories.
He is the author of There Was an Old Geezer Called Caesar: A History of the World in 100 Limericks (Anova, 2013). http://twitmericks.com/book-news/
He writes limericks with a biblical theme for the quarterly 197 Piccadilly magazine. http://www.sjp.org.uk/uploads/1/6/5/7/16572376/____pp197_autumn_2013smaller.pdf
There was an old man from Japan/
Who said you have got the wrong man/
Satoshi’s my name/
But I’m not to blame/
If all Bitcoin’s shit hits the fan*.///
*Twitter version ‘If Bitcoin-wise shot hits the fan’. This one’ is 141 characters.
A fellow who blew all his cash/
In Vegas while out on the lash/
Has sued the casino/
For selling the vino/
That made him so terribly rash.
There once was a Met police copper/
Who did something rather improper/
To public abhorrence
He spied on Ms Lawrence -
The latest policing jaw-dropper.
A paper drawn up for discussions/
Has warned of severe repercussions:/
If Britain is rash/
We may lose the cash/
Invested by plutocrat Russians.
When Pardew was sent to the stand
& made to pay 1 hundred grand
He said I am gutted
I shouldn’t have butted
In future I’ll just use my hand.
In Egypt the generals keep tabs/
On HIV using kebabs./
A chap from the army/
Says though it sounds barmy/
It’s cheaper than treatment with jabs.
A Bitcoin exchange named Mt Gox/
Is now, it appears, on the rocks/
As somewhere to stash/
A large sum of cash/
It wasn’t exactly Fort Knox.
Hattie and Pattie and Jack/
Are getting some newspaper flak/
About their responses/
To claims about nonces/
And NCCL some years back.