Tag Archives: True Stories

>Unarmed robbery

> Only in America via Reuters Reminds of the story of an unfortunate bloke standing at the bus stop, waiting for the Number 88. 3 eyes, no arms and just one leg. Bus comes along (this is proof it isn’t … Continue reading

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Just what WERE they thinking……?

This is a real bus. Saw it today in Frankfurt and just about drove into the bloody river. The company‘s since changed its name to Fücker, but what’s an umlaut between friends…? Reminded me of the story of WW2 Luftwaffe … Continue reading

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This I need

  Well, my mate Houghton actually. But if only they’d had this stuff when I was a kid. And especially for wallets. We were up in the Bay of Islands and bumped into Charlie Barnes and his family (His boy, … Continue reading

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>Quit painting!

> True story. Jörg Immendorf was one of Germany’s most influential post-war modern artists. He studied under Josef Beuys, arguably THE most influential post-war modern artist. Beuys would come into the classroom and go from painting to painting: “Crap-Good-Crap-Crap-Crap-Good-Crap-Crap-Crap-Good” Young … Continue reading

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>True Stories – Tipping

> Someone writes: Many moons ago, I took my late Grandmother out to dinner at (what I then thought) was quite a posh resturant. At the time, she had two new hips and was failing (85) although still as bright … Continue reading

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True stories – Ron Wood

> Ron Wood’s in his dressing room with whichever band it was at the time – Jeff Beck Group, Faces, Stones (where he’s still “The new boy”..). Manager pops his head around the corner and says “Oi, Ronnie. The police … Continue reading

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>True stories – Customer Support

> “Ridge Hall computer assistant; may I help you?” “Yes, well, I’m having trouble with WordPerfect.” “What sort of trouble?” “Well, I was just typing along, and all of a sudden the words went away.” “Went away?” “They disappeared”. “hmmm. … Continue reading

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>True Stories – Bush and Koizumi

> “Well, dear boy those things did happen at various times, in different places, but mainly not to me” Basil Boothroyd “Tell me, Junichiro” asked George W. “When do you have elections in Japan?” “Everly morning, before bleakfast” says Koizumi

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>True Stories – The House Number

> “Well, dear boy those things did happen at various times, in different places, but mainly not to me” Basil Boothroyd “So what’s your house number” asked the guy selling this stuff at the Nelson market? “2231 Wilshire Boulevard” I … Continue reading

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>Cat Flat Lorry Sorry

> “I was only smoking on the balcony” she said “and then the cat comes shooting right past me” She’s crying, hyperventilating and smoking at the same time. Which is understandable, because her apartment’s on the 7th floor and the … Continue reading

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