Sunday, 15 July 2018

Welcome back, Serbinator! And could anyone explain why women players are paid the same as men?

I was going to give Wimbledon a miss this year, but I weakened and dipped into the Federer v. Anderson quarter-final. It was so enthralling...

Thursday, 12 July 2018

Classic movies: Shanghai Express, The Shop Around the Corner, Algiers, Seven Brides..., Anna and the King of Siam, etcetera (x3)

Shanghai Express (1932) was director Joseph von Sternberg's fourth collaboration with Marlene Dietrich, who slinks, slithers and oozes across the screen...

Tuesday, 10 July 2018

Now that's what I call a resignation! The week Brexit got interesting again...

If that was the response to David Davis's announcement, I expect the "operation area" was...

The Mayor of London welcoming the President of the United States...

Mind you, given Khan's record...

If you don't support Mrs May and/or the Chequers proposal...

If you don't support her/it, you'll be handing the keys of No.10 to Jeremy Corbyn. 

- No, your blithering incompetence, lack of political judgment, and pathetic inability to control the narrative will be to blame for that.

If you don't support her/it, you'll destroy the Conservative Party for a generation. 

- If this is the best the party can do, it deserves to be destroyed. Besides, it's now a quasi-socialist, big state, high tax, politically correct, social justice outfit - no longer either traditionally conservative or classically liberal - so what's the bloody point of the thing?...

Monday, 2 July 2018

Monday muppets, monsters and marvels - transgenderism, paedophilia, Hoillywood sex dungeons and, er...Brexit

Damn! Yet another of life's little pleasures I'm going to have to forsake:
I suppose that's NFH - i.e. Normal for Hollywood. Here's how they tested helmets back in 1912: