Category Archives: comedy

Rural Spaceman – Offline in Scotland

It all came about thanks to that nice Richard Branson, who, having owned part of our railway system for 20 years, decided to reward the populace by offering tickets from Birmingham to Glasgow for £10 each way. I’d never been … Continue reading

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Rural Spaceman’s 2016

Blimey. 2016. Who would have thought that one year could cause so much chaos, death, divisiveness and nincompoopery. 12 months of worldwide chaos, fear, destruction and idiocy. I don’t have to tell you about the number of famous people who … Continue reading

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We are so Sorrento – Rural Spaceman on the Amalfi Coast

 I had the great pleasure to holiday with Lady Barton St Mary in Sorrento, Italy, accompanied by our good friends The Sexton and Pen. Therefore, it was inevitable that I would write my usual informative, insightful and smug blog, showing … Continue reading

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I Sold My Soul to The National Trust

Hello Wordpretzels, it’s been a while. What with the way the world is at the moment, with everything in danger of being run by fuckwits, I’ve lost the plot when it comes to writing rubbish on my blogspot. But I’m … Continue reading

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Take Your Chance While You’ve Still Got the Choice – AC/DC at The Etihad Stadium Manchester.

  It all started with their appearance on Top of the Pops in the 70s. It could have been Tony Blackburn or Kid Jensen who announced, “Now, from Australia, AC/DC with ‘Rock n’ Roll Damnation’… and there and then I … Continue reading

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It’s Started 2

An after school family learning session with parents and children. One little girl finishes what she’s doing ahead of her little brother. “Can I do a drawing?” she asks. “Of course,” I reply, “there’s some colouring pencils and paper in … Continue reading

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Chafe House

Here’s a piece of advice, Wordpretzels. After returning from a 10 mile run in hot weather without wearing the required protective plasters, do not, upon entering the shower, shout, “OOOOOOO ME NIPS!!!” at the top of your voice when the … Continue reading

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