Category Archives: Humour

A football match between God’s team and Satan’s team

A border dispute erupted between heaven and hell. God invited the devil for negotiations to resolve the dispute. Satan proposed a football match. God agreed immediately saying, “The heat must be affecting your brain don’t you know all the good … Continue reading

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C-19 Who’s laughing now?

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Book Review: Nigel Williams ~ The Wimbledon Poisoner (1990)

Williams, The Wimbledon Poisoner, is a black comedy, which is, of course, tasteless in the extreme. The focus is Henry’s desire to kill his wife Elinor. After some thought he decides that the only method he can do is poisoning. … Continue reading

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A Lester Piggot* joke

Lester Piggot was discussing race tactics with his horse’s trainer. The trainer said that this is his absolutely worst horse. It had lost 23 races in a row. After the race began Lester was 30 lengths behind after a furlong. … Continue reading

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Get your cure where you can

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Book Review: Helen Cresswell ~ Bagthorpes Unlimited (1978)

Coronavirus fatigue makes you want a laugh, a ‘laugh out loud’ laugh. Helen Cresswell’s series The Bagthorpe Saga was my first point of call. Bagthorpes Unlimited is her third book and is a total joy from start to finish. The … Continue reading

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A couple of drinks at the Ritz

Gordon and his wife went to the Ritz where they had a whiskey and a gin and tonic. After sitting for a while enjoying the ambience they decided to leave. Gordon called over the waiter to settle his bill. He … Continue reading

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