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Wiblog - Paul's Wibblings


Almost seven years ago now in August 2009 I wrote a post here taking the piss out of Thrifty Car and Van Rental and, unsurprisingly, I'd forgotten all about it.

Until today.  read more ...


I was scrolling back through my old Facebook posts and came across these. Turns out I often post jokes. Who knew? Anyway here's some from 2013 to 2015.  read more ...


I am notoriously bad at leaving food festering at the back of cupboards and treating use by dates as merely indicative if they're in months rather than precisely dated. ...  read more ...


Periodically, at times of frustration, I post this Chuck & Beans cartoon as a status update on Facebook but people still don't get the message so I have to post it again.  read more ...


It's a standing joke in our house that I'm not the world's biggest fan of broccoli and when I heard it mentioned on "Old Harry's Game" on BBC Radio 4 Extra I did this edit. The setting is Hell and main speaker is Mordecai, who was one of the writers of the Old Testament.  read more ...


Sarah just re-tweeted this rather excellent story in The Onion about Google which I think deserves wider circulation. And while I'm at it here's two other items courtesy of Kirk.  read more ...


Thrifty Car and Van Rental have been causing some amusement on the cam.misc news group this week. Their web site includes short descriptions of the towns from which to might want to hire cars.  read more ...

I am currently reading:

The Scottish Clearances: A History of the Dispossessed, 1600-1900 by T. M. Devine Effie's War by Philip Paris

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