Chef dies after eating ‘super hot’ chilli

30 09 2008

I can honestly say, I sympathise with this story..

I once ate a whole habanero chilli in a curry-house oop North and suffered long for my bravado. Read the rest of this entry »

Gay sheep romp turns Tyneside blue

25 09 2008

Interestingly, there are no welsh jokes in this little item..

Gay sheep romp turns Tyneside blue • The Register

Day Three : Gozo 2008

23 09 2008

Day 3 – Double Arch, Mgarr Ix Xini, Xweini Bay

Today was always going to be a long day.

From the moment we agreed yesterday to do a night dive, I knew it would be a long and tiring day. I like night diving, but somehow, the idea always seems more appealing when you’re sitting having a beer the night before and not when kitting up in the dusk whilst everyone else is having a beer..
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Ryder Cup

19 09 2008

Golf is not my sport by a long way, but there is definitely something special about the Ryder Cup..

Pity that Sky have it so I can’t watch it using BBC iPlayer whilst at work..

Five Live is great, but it’s not really the same as sitting back watching live on a 40″ with a glass of wine…

BBC SPORT | Golf | Live text – Ryder Cup

Oz pub slammed over ‘No Undie Sundie’ • The Register

18 09 2008

This tickled my fancy..

I really think people should think of better things to worry about than whether a woman chooses to go into a bar and remove her knickers for $50 worth of beer..

Surely, market forces would decide whether this was a good advertising ploy or not..

If I was a woman I’d walk in with two pairs on, remove one and claim my free-beer voucher..

..but then I’m a freetard !

Oz pub slammed over ‘No Undie Sundie’ • The Register: “”