Category Archives: Humour

People I hate whilst driving

a car parked wisely in Cyprus (photo by my brother) Right, a rant of epic proportions, and proof that I am the best driver in the universe (cough cough). For reasons that are plain to see, or for obscure ones … Continue reading

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>Nutters I have known #3: The Greek ‘researcher’

> Soula was very keen on her research. She was researching her own island (aren’t we all) during Ottoman times, but nobody knew exactly what. You see, Soula thought that what she was doing was so important and significant , … Continue reading

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>Nutters I have known #2: the pseudo-intellectual

> [I had forgotten about this series, until Claude reminded me-thanks!] Makis was an intellectual. One of those you know the moment you lay eyes on them. Short, dark, with John Lennon glasses, always clutching a book. I met him … Continue reading

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>Nutters I have known #1: the Basque

> According to Will Self, 70% of the world’s nutters are in University in some shape or form. In a way it makes sense. Universities are inhabited by people who spend lifetimes focusing on something so small and intricate, that … Continue reading

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>Three is a crowd

> (Inspired (or rather reminded) by the Flight of the Conchords ep. 4, where Bret finds a girlfriend but Jermaine keeps hanging out with them, expecting to be a part of the relationship) February 1996 It was a cold evening, … Continue reading

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