Category Archives: HUMOR

ARE YOU IN DANGER OF HAVING AN ARACHNOLEPTIC FIT?

I’m writing a series about Shakespeare right now. Did you know that he introduced something like several thousand words into the English language that had never been used before? The one constant of all languages is change; neologisms appear all … Continue reading

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CELINE DION’S HOT DOGS GO ON

This guy always has me creased up on the floor. If you’re not from the UK, you might have some difficulty at first with the accent, but it’s worth hanging in, he’s a very funny man:   Personally, I always … Continue reading

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ARE YOU SURE YOU’RE NOT BEING WATCHED?

You are. Every day. And it’s not all bad.

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AN IMPORTANT LIFE LESSON

None of us like doing things we don’t want to do. But if we want something bad enough, we have to be prepared to get our feet wet.  

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THE DANCING QUEEN WAITING FOR A BUS

They say we should ‘sing like no one’s listening, dance like no one’s watching … This lady does just that. Love it! And happiness IS not just its own reward. She landed a professional role in a musical soon afterwards!

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WHY YOU CAN’T USE PHONES ON PLANES

I got this via a fellow writer called Kassandra Lamb, who posts a lot of funny stuff (like this great take on Snow White and the handsome prince.) I’ve often wondered why the airlines made me turn off my Kindle … Continue reading

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WHERE THERE’S A WOMB THERE’S A WAY, PART 2

So before I was so rudely interrupted by Mick Jagger, we were talking, appropriately enough, about the history of contraception. THIS IS NOT HAPPENING: I was just about to tell you how they tried to stop having babies in China. … Continue reading

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WHERE THERE’S A WOMB THERE’S A WAY

Today is World Population Day. It was founded July 11, 1987; the day the world population reached 5 billion. Today it’s just over 7 billion. Clearly something isn’t working. So here’s a quick history of contraception – hopefully we’ll find … Continue reading

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AUSTRALIA. THE FUNNY COUNTRY.

I lived in Australia for most of my adult life. I recently moved to Barcelona but I still miss Australians. What I love about my adopted countrymen is their irreverence and the way they use their famous sense of humor … Continue reading

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OOPS I’M GONNA PARTY LIKE IT’S 1199

As the sun dips in the sky the town of Carrión de los Condes prepares for the Feast of Santiago. As I make my way towards the plaza the players emerge from their houses: the Queen of Navarre jumps in … Continue reading

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