Monthly Archives: March 2013

A Fair Cop?

A cop on a 999 call/ Tripped over and suffered a fall/ Wherever is blame/ So they say, is a claim/ So she’s suing, which some say shows gall. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-norfolk-21987343 https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/318455793345236992 Advertisements

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Arrested Satirist

There is an Egyptian named Bassem/ Authorities try to harass ‘im/ He’s under arrest/ For truth told in jest/ As Morsi won’t let people sass ‘im.  ///http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/4d0f6536-9a11-11e2-9732-00144feabdc0.html#axzz2P8QR6N9C There is an Egyptian named Bassem/Authorities try to harass 'im/He's under arrest/For truth … Continue reading

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From Here to Fraternity

The Labour MP for South Shields/ Is off to explore foreign fields/ It all came to naught/ For sadly he sought/ The power his brother now wields. ///http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2013/mar/27/david-miliband-feared-being-distraction The Labour MP for South Shields Is off to explore foreign fields It all … Continue reading

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Wrong Track?

There once was a chap, Dr Beeching Whose railway report was far-reaching It led to the axe For miles of tracks Defying trainlovers’ beseeching. ///http://www.railnews.co.uk/news/2013/03/27-protests-mark-beeching-anniversary.html There once was a chap, Dr Beeching His railway report was far-reaching It led to the axe For … Continue reading

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Panicos in the Streets of Nicosia

The Cypriot Central Bank boss/ Appears to be quite at a loss/ As savers got manic/ He said not to panic/ (A pity his name’s Panicos). ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-21940060 The Cypriot Central Bank boss Appears to be quite at a loss As savers got … Continue reading

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Johnson Has a Mair

There was an old BBC anchor/ Accomplished at pulling a flanker./ By raising past crimes/ From previous times/ He made Boris look a right wanker. ///http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/9950748/Boris-Johnson-not-true-that-I-am-a-nasty-piece-of-work.html There was an old BBC anchor Accomplished at pulling a flanker. By raising past crimes From previous … Continue reading

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CAR Trouble

President Francois Bozize/ Found life at the top wasn’t easy/ The C.A.R. head/ Saw the rebels and fled/ With no rescue from the Elysée.  /// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-21915901 President Francois Bozize/Found life at the top wasn't easy/The C.A.R. head/Saw the rebels and … Continue reading

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Popes on a Rope

There once were a couple of Popes/  Who met on the Lazio slopes/  To talk about scandals/  And light a few candles/  While Benny showed Franny the ropes. //// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-21908576 https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/315484866638671872

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Bye Bye Achebe

Farewell to a man from Nigeria/ Whose writing was pretty superior/ Things Fall Apart/ Showed Africa’s heart/ Without all the darkness hysteria. ///http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2013/mar/22/novelist-chinua-achebe-dies Farewell to a man from Nigeria Whose writing was pretty superior Things Fall Apart Showed Africa's heart Without all the darkness … Continue reading

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Something’s Occurred

An inmate in Turkey, a Kurd/ Now says after all that’s occurred/ It’s time to talk peace./ I guess his release/ May not be much longer deferred. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-21874427 https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/314785101110190080

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