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Are Olympic Games a Crystal Palace

Are Olympic Games a Crystal Palace

There has been some excitement lately regarding the standards of athlete accommodation at the 2016 Olympic Games. Hosting the event is expensive and the cost is running ahead of inflation. The 1948 London Summer Olympics cost £761,688. Compare this with £7.89 billion in 2012. No surprise there!

Down Under But Never Down and Out

Down Under But Never Down and Out

Our Australasian cousins are always good for a laugh, and provided enough giggles for this post. First up the seal that swum up a Tasmanian creek and ended up napping in the women’s’ toilets in a cemetery. No worries mate, they posted a sign that said ‘Toilets Closed: Sorry for the Inconvenience

What a Lotta Yacht We Got

What a Lotta Yacht We Got

We would have to tack around premium bonds and sweep the lotto, to scrape together the deposit on the new yacht from Hareide Design in Norway. They just released a preview of their latest act of unabashed extravagance, and we are as green with envy as the lawn growing on the sun deck.

Don’t Break Your Heart for a Selfie

Don’t Break Your Heart for a Selfie

Taking selfies can be tricky, especially when balancing to strike our best pose against a stunning background (well not too dramatic hopefully). Screens can shatter when phones slip from our fingers and smash down to the ground in smithereens. Thank heavens glassmaker Corning decided it was time to stop monkeying around.

The Battle of the Titans

The Battle of the Titans

We are delighted to reveal our blog is back. To celebrate it, we scooped the 2016 Wirral Dragon Boat Race after ferocious Augers poured in across the length of England and the depth of Scotland, to claim the victory with blood-curdling war cries.