That Barry Hines has died, his book "Kestral for a Knave" will always be a favourite of mine.
Ken Loach's film of the book "Kes" is an English film classic IMHO.
A great loss.
Barry Hines obituary: author of A Kestrel for a Knave | Books | The Guardian
its friday - brain drying for lack of fluids
if you are easily upset please don't read or contribute - its only for fun
I'll start for three!
50 things you never want to hear - in a medical exam
I've run out of lubricant, so I'll just spit on my finger!
Just out of interest do you have any...
I am in my apartment, up towards Apollo Temple. About 2 and a half hours ago, there was the most ferocious wind, with thunder and lightening. Sounded just like a freight train. Power went off for a short time.
Could it have been a small tornado? Didnt think they happened after dark.
All the owld tabs at the owld folks home were excited,there was a hypnotist coming that evenin' to put on a show.
They 'phoned their friends from the other local old tabs' homes to come to the event. Later that evenin',the hypnotist turned up,and was greeted by hundreds of O.A.P's, all very...
Lets hear it for the men.
Lets give a big hand for the normal good deserving honest Turkish men that rarely get a good word .
Yes i know we do have the occasional thread with anecdotes of how friendly and hospitable Turks are...but we also have too many posts that run Turkish men down to the...
For 23 years Rom Houben was *imprisoned in his own body. He saw his doctors and nurses as they visited him during their daily rounds; he listened to the conversations of his carers; he heard his mother deliver the news to him that his father had died. But he could do nothing. He was unable to...
Hi All Ive been looking through this site for a couple of nights and found it really good so thought that I would join.
My name is David and I have a wife Angela and two boys Dan and James. We live in Ingleby Barwick(Spam city), Stockton .
We have just bought a ground floor apartment at...