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Job Guarantee, you say?

You get some amazing stuff through your door living in Lewisham – mostly adverts for quack healers and hellfire priests, though, and as I’m not currently posessed by Satan (well, I think not) they’re of little use. Today’s delivery brought something far better – a Job Guarantee*: The website – URL removed above – claims […]

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Just not just

From last month – Police forced to confront vigilantism in Surrey: “Surrey’s Divisional Commander Chief Superintendent Adrian Harper was so concerned he had the leader tracked down and called him in for a face-to-face meeting. He said: “It is my responsibility, and that of my many officers, to ensure those who live in East Surrey […]

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This is why I will be fat

I know, I know – this has been going around the internets. But still: I shall mostly be spending my weekend making, and consuming, one of these: .. a bacon cheeseburger wrapped in a Krispy Kreme donut. Apparently it’s called a “Luther Burger“, and the above photo was taken in the Google cafeteria. Oh, and […]

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Uneeda Biscuit

Took this in Kentucky, 2007: Turns out this sign was part of the world’s first million dollar advertising campaign, and similar painted signs can still be seen all across the US – there’s a huge collection of photos here.

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Fucking hell

Things that scare the crap out of me, an example: The BNP miss a by-election seat, down the road in Bexley, by just nine votes. Things that make me feel slightly better about the future, an example: my wife teaches in a school nearby, and heard that some of her students devoted their free time […]

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Will somebody please think, etc

This article on the Mail website is stupid enough (the “ice in eyes” thing comes from one teacher, who didn’t even close her school, for example), but check out the top image (after the fifth paragraph if you click the above link, or direct link here). Now, many Mail articles seem to be designed to […]

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Snow

I’m not generally a fan of snow. Too cold and, you know, wet. But when you get a pristine covering like this (spot the animal tracks): Then you just have to go and stomp in it, even if it is 7am. So we did: Also, there are snowmen everywhere. Here’s the best I saw up […]

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D’oh!

This is probably old, but I saw it for the first time yesterday: Incidentally, the whole episode (E Pluribus Wiggum) is excellent. Springfield moves its primary forward, accidentally ousting New Hampshire as an electoral weathervane, and Ralph Wiggum ends up running for president.

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