Monthly Archives: May 2015

The Thrill is Gone

The late BB King was a star/ Of towering blues repertoire/ Although the thrill’s gone/ His songs will live on./ Survived by Lucille, his guitar./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-15575668 The late BB King was a star Of towering blues repertoire Although the thrill's gone His songs … Continue reading

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Black Spider Down

The chap who is heir to the throne/ It may now be publicly known/ Would write Blair a letter/ On governing better/ Whenever he felt like a moan./// http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2015/may/13/prince-charles-black-spider-memos-lobbying-ministers-tony-blair The chap who is heir to the throne It may now be … Continue reading

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In Like O’Flynn

A Ukipper, Patrick O’Flynn/ Upset that his side didn’t win/ Proceeds to disparage/ His boss Nigel Farage/ Whose skin, says O’Flynn, is too thin./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-32732129 A Ukipper, Patrick O'Flynn Upset that his side didn't win Proceeds to disparage His boss Nigel Farage Whose skin, … Continue reading

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Pump it Up

An NFL player offended,/ And as a result is suspended./ His balls, the league stated/ Were under-inflated,/ An error that Brady intended./// http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/sports/wp/2015/05/11/tom-brady-suspended-four-games-patriots-fined-1-million-and-docked-two-draft-choices-as-deflategate-punishment/ An NFL player offended, And as a result is suspended. His balls, the league stated Were under-inflated, An error that Brady … Continue reading

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Nige’ll Oblige

Although Nigel Farage resigned/ It put his old mates in a bind/ They need Farage back/ Because of a lack -/ There’s nobody else they could find!/// http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2015/may/11/nigel-farage-withdraws-resignation-as-ukip-leader Although Nigel Farage resigned It put his old mates in a bind They need … Continue reading

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From Bad to Verse – Election 2015 in 8 Limericks

After the exit poll and the first few results, I went to bed then got up at 5 for the results proper. I wasn’t quite going to live-limerick-blog the poll, but I wanted to see how many of the headlines … Continue reading

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Cameron… and On and On

The PM has been reelected/ With more seats than people expected,/ And so he can stay/ While Johnson and May/ Hang on for the day he’s rejected./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/election-2015-32659720 The PM has been reelected With more seats than people expected, And so he … Continue reading

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Party Loses its Ed

There once was a leader named Ed/ Who failed to turn the map red/ As Labour was beaten/ From Ayr to Nuneaton/ So losing its Balls and its head./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-32633388 There once was a leader named Ed Who failed to turn … Continue reading

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They Disagreed with Nick

The Liberal Democrat Nick Got in with the Tories too thick. When his coalition Hiked fees for tuition Electors gave Clegg’s party stick. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/election-2015-32633462 The Liberal Democrat Nick Got in with the Tories too thick. When his coalition Hiked fees for tuition Electors gave … Continue reading

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Making New Plans for Nigel

The final result in South Thanet/ Does not go as Ukippers plan it/ So farewell Farage/ No more badinage/ You said if you lost you would can it./// http://news.sky.com/story/1480147/farage-loses-ukip-westminster-bid-fails The final result in South Thanet Does not go as Ukippers plan … Continue reading

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