Monthly Archives: November 2013

The Co-op’s Crystal Methodist

An old crystal methodist bloke/ Was videoed paying for coke./ He practised his lines/ Ignoring the signs/ His bank was effectively broke. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-24989742 https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/402856811419549696

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Crack Becomes Gulf

A Mayor fond of throwing his weight/ Has likened himself to Kuwait/ Although it is crack/ Not Saddam’s Iraq/ To blame for his war-ravaged state. ///http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/northamerica/canada/10458793/Rob-Ford-compares-Toronto-city-councillors-to-Saddam-Hussein.html https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/402811596252000257  

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Sri Lanka Rancour

A summit was held in Sri Lanka/ Amid a high level of rancour/ The hosts of the CHOGM/ Saw human rights dog ’em/ With Cameron pulling a flanker. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-24970403 A summit was held in Sri LankaAmid a high level of … Continue reading

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My Kingdom for a Horseburger!

The latest celeb to endorse/The human consumption of horse/Is dear Princess Anne,/A showjumping fan/(She buys hers in Iceland of course). ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-24952823 The latest celeb to endorse The human consumption of horse Is dear Princess Anne, A showjumping fan (She buys hers in Iceland of … Continue reading

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Little Masterblaster

There was a lil’ master named Sachin/Whom many a foe met his matchin’/Although they may try/The man from Mumbai/Set records that take quite some catchin’.//// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-24910411 There was a lil' master named SachinWhom many a foe met his machinAltho they … Continue reading

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The ‘Mare Goes On

The mayor of Toronto, Rob Ford/Admits he has recently scored/The odd bit of junk/And driven while drunk/(But still he won’t fall on his sword) /// http://www.thestar.com/sports/argos/2013/11/14/cfl_reacts_to_rob_ford_in_argos_jersey.html The mayor of Toronto, Rob Ford Admits he has recently scored The odd bit of junk And … Continue reading

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Bacon and Freud Bread

The sale of a triptych by Bacon/Has left the art world a bit shaken/A painting of Freud,/It duly destroyed/The record for what one has taken. /// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-24922938 The sale of a triptych by BaconHas left the art world a bit … Continue reading

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Old Tat

There was an old broadcaster who/Decided to get a tattoo/Upon his right shoulder/Perhaps when he’s older/He’ll get his left buttock done too. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-24906132 There was an old broadcaster who Decided to get a tattoo Upon his right shoulder Perhaps when he's older He'll get … Continue reading

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Cobblers and Cobblestones

An artist in Moscow stripped bare/And nailed himself to Red Square/Impaling his testes/He said my protest is/ A gesture of global despair. ///http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/nov/11/artist-nails-testicles-red-square-pyotr-pavlensky An artist in Moscow stripped bareAnd nailed himself to Red SquareImpaling his testesHe said my protest isA … Continue reading

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They Heat Horses, Don’t They?

The member for Stratford on Avon/ Insists that he ain’t misbehavin’/ He just wasn’t able/ To notice the stable/ On heating expenses he gave in. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-24887143 The member for Stratford on Avon Insists that he ain't misbehavin' He just wasn't able To notice … Continue reading

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