Tag Archive: Modern Life Is Rubbish


Daffadon’t

I spotted these in a neighbouring garden.

What kind of idiot decides, let’s breed Daffadont3daffodils with big showy double flowers on really thin stalks? Another triumph of design over utility.

Though I suppose the daffodil breeder is smarter than the punters who buy the bulbs, plant them, and then get this wonderful display.

I suspect these magnificent plants could be used as a metaphor about how modern life is rubbish.

What’s wrong with growing wild daffodils bulbs (available from all good wildflower nurseries) or just going to see them in the wild? View full article »

Have you seen the London Olympic Logo?

For me, it’s an utter no go

Epilepsy, you see

Runs in my family

And I don’t want to do the horizontal pogo

Oh no, and if you think the logo

Is a mucked-up corrupt pile of rot,

Have you seen the Olympic mascot?

It should have been an animal

Based on the reality

Of living in East London

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Now the dust has settled and the Eurovision has brought full free democracy to Azerbaijan by the medium of a song contest – or not. Here’s my take. So don’t worry if you missed the cheese fest. I’ve summed each of the 26 acts up in a line of verse so you won’t feel left out. And the poem is a lot shorter than the real thing.

 

Eurovision Entries 2012

 

Taxidermied crooner

Tick box electro pop

Bjork being tortured

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Adverts amuse me and bemuse me in equal measure. Nowadays does anyone buy stuff on the say-so of an ad?

 

 

Lazy Eyes

Why are hot air balloons

Always a sign of freedom?

I’ve seen their image selling cars,

Broadband internet, incontinence knickers.

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