Monthly Archives: June 2015

Storm in a Nutella Jar

Ms Royal’s attack on Nutella/ Annoyed an Italian feller./ Who cares if it’s green,/ Hands off our cuisine!/ Galletti was prompted to tell ‘er./// http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/jun/17/nutella-italian-minister-demands-apology-from-segolene-royal?CMP=share_btn_tw Ms Royal's attack on Nutella Annoyed an Italian feller. Who cares if it's green, Hands off our cuisine! Galletti … Continue reading

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Rich Pitch

The toupeed tycoon Donald Trump Has outlined his pitch on the stump: I’m a billionaire From my platinum hair Right down to my gold-plated rump. ///http://www.wsj.com/video/highlights-from-donald-trump-campaign-announcement/FFA6C054-D049-4BDA-AA5B-A73E63C593F0.html The toupeed tycoon Donald Trump Who plans to go out on the stump Is a billionaire From … Continue reading

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Chocs Away!

Researchers in Aberdeen say/ A small bar of chocolate a day/ Is good for your heart/ And may play a part/ In keeping the doctor away./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-north-east-orkney-shetland-33145215 Researchers in Aberdeen say A small bar of #chocolate a day Is good for your … Continue reading

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Khartoum Caper

There is an old man from Sudan/ Whose summit’s not going to plan/ A judge will decide/ If he should be tried/ As ICC shit hits the fan./// http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2015/06/court-orders-sudan-bashir-remain-south-africa-150614142140266.html There is an old man from Sudan Whose summit's not going to … Continue reading

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Lander Ahoy!

A lander asleep on a comet/ Like something from Wallace and Gromit/ Has now reawoken/ And finally spoken/ So data may soon be got from it./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-33126885 A lander asleep on a comet Like something from Wallace and Gromit Has now reawoken & … Continue reading

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The Oldest Swinger in Town

A French fellow named Dominique/ Pursued as a pimp by le flic/ Was cleared of procuring,/ For one so alluring/ Requires no seduction technique./// http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/jun/12/dominique-strauss-kahn-acquitted-in-pimping-trial A French fellow named Dominique Pursued as a pimp by le flic Was cleared of procuring, For one … Continue reading

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Rachel Discrimination?

A woman presenting as black/ Is getting a whole lot of flak/ Her parents say Rachel/ Was never biracial/ And they knew her quite a way back./// http://edition.cnn.com/2015/06/12/us/washington-spokane-naacp-rachel-dolezal-identity/ A woman presenting as black Is getting a whole lot of flak Her parents … Continue reading

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Out for the Count

Farewell then Sir Christopher Lee/ Who died this week aged 93./ Your films were spectacular -/ Wicker Man, Dracula,/ Lord of the Rings… RIP./// http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/christopher-lee-dead-live-updates–legendary-actor-passes-away-at-the-age-of-93-10312947.html Farewell then Sir Christopher Lee Who died this week aged 93. Your films were spectacular - Wicker Man, … Continue reading

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War and Piece

The Belgians have taken the chance/ To stick up two fingers at France/ A coin now on view/ Will mark Waterloo/ Which halted old Boney’s advance./// http://www.thelocal.fr/20150609/belgium-coin-france-waterloo-napoleon The Belgians have taken the chance To stick up two fingers at France A coin … Continue reading

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Lab Rat

A scientist Fellow named Hunt/ Said sorry for being so blunt./ Make labs, said Sir Tim,/ For her or for him,/ But everyone cried: What affront!/// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-33077107 A scientist Fellow named Hunt Said sorry for being so blunt. Make labs, said Sir … Continue reading

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