Monthly Archives: November 2017

Zimbab-Way Out

There is an old man from Zimbabwe/ Who seems not to be in a fab way/ He now has choose/ The hard way, refuse,/ Or opt for the ‘call me a cab’ way./// http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2017/11/zanu-pf-tells-mugabe-resign-face-impeachment-171119140828593.html There is an old man from … Continue reading

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Kiss Off

A lewd rock n roller named Gene/ Was barred by Fox News as obscene;/ O’Reilly & Ailes/ Behaved as rogue males/ But guests, as of now, must be clean./// https://www.theguardian.com/music/2017/nov/17/gene-simmons-fox-news-kiss A lewd rock n roller named GeneWas barred by Fox … Continue reading

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Muga-bye?

Old Robert Mugabe of Zim/ Made life there increasingly grim, / Then plotted for Grace/ To rule in his place,/ The chances of which now look slim./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-42035981 Old Robert Mugabe of ZimMade life there increasingly grim,Then plotted for GraceTo … Continue reading

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Massive Cock Up

The navy expresses its shock/ That one of its pilots, ad hoc,/ Used vapour to draw/ What those below saw/ Was two giant balls and a cock./// http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/locals-left-red-faced-after-navy-pilot-draws-obscene-phallic-sky-art-above-town-1647757 The navy expresses its shockThat one of its pilots, ad hoc,Used vapour … Continue reading

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You Snooze, You Win

In spite of The Sun’s front-page snaps/ Of BBC staff having naps,/ Awake or asnooze/ Folks trust the Beeb’s nooze/ Above the phone-hackers and paps./// sun v bbc In spite of The Sun's front-page snapsOf BBC staff having naps,Awake or … Continue reading

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Jesus Christ!

There was an old Renaissance daub,/ A painting of Christ with an orb,/ Da Vinci’s, they say,/ Whose buyer will pay/ A sum that is hard to absorb./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-42000696 There was an old Renaissance daub,A painting of Christ with an … Continue reading

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Susej Role

A baker got some people riled,/ Exhibiting what they reviled/ As insensitivity,/ For in Greggs’ nativity/ A sausage roll played the Christ Child./// https://www.standard.co.uk/news/uk/greggs-forced-to-apologise-after-replacing-baby-jesus-with-sausage-roll-in-advent-calendar-a3691566.html A baker got some people riled,Exhibiting what they reviledAs insensitivity,For in Greggs' nativityA sausage roll played … Continue reading

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Oz Mandate (or Womandate)

Australia’s now had its say/ From Darwin to Botany Bay/ From Perth to Gold Coast/ A ballot by post/ Backed marriage for pairs who are gay./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-australia-41992344 Australia's now had its sayFrom Darwin to Botany BayFrom Perth to Gold CoastA … Continue reading

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Azzurri get the Blues

Supporters of football in Italy/ Are gnashing their teeth, weeping bitaly;/ The national side/ Has not qualified,/ With Sweden repelling them gritaly./// https://www.thelocal.it/20171114/the-saddest-reactions-to-italy-world-cup-flop Supporters of football in ItalyAre gnashing their teeth, weeping bitaly;The national sideHas not qualified,With Sweden repelling them … Continue reading

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Brexit Strategy

  The bill meant to implement Brexit/ Won’t pass until parliament chexit/ And gives it some scrutiny/ So if Tories mutiny/ It may be the Commons rejexit./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-41975277 The bill meant to implement BrexitWon't pass until parliament chexitAnd gives it … Continue reading

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