Losing Your Faith in Humankind

Picture the scene, Wordpretzels. We’re about to land at Lisbon Portela Airport at the start of our holiday.

Captain: “Ladies and gentleman, please remain seated and keep your seatbelts fastened until the seatbelt signs are off. The weather in Lisbon is fine and the temperature 20 degrees celcius. The local time is 8.30pm.”

Man sitting behind us:” ‘Ere. That’s the same time as it is at home.”

Female partner: “Oh yeah! That’s funny, innit? Cos, when we go to Spain, it’s like 2 hours ahead of us.”

Man sitting behind us: “Yeah, you’re right. Why’s it the same time in Portugal, then?”


Female partner: “I dunno. I think it’s something to do with England owning Portugal once or summink…”


About ruralspaceman

A man trapped inside a middle aged body still tries to be hip and trendy. Actually, no he doesn't. He says it as he sees it. as long as it's not too controversial. Living with his wife, Lady Barton St Mary, two children, Miss Katherine and Master Johnny in Randall Towers, he is constantly frustrated by the mechanisms of modern life and the issues raised by being the husband of a high flying executive and member of the aristocracy. All he wants is a quiet life and a full set of Deal or No Deal DVDs. Please help him.
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