Musings From The Padded Cell

Archives for September 2017

Day One – Greetings From Grassington

“When I see lads like you lot I’m glad they invented Range Rovers.”

Into The Valley

“Numbing the pain for a while will make it worse when you finally feel it.” J.K. Rowling

The Eccleshill Mechanics Institute (EMI) – A Right Of Reply

“A committee is a group of people who individually can do nothing, but who, as a group, can meet and decide that nothing can be one.” Fred Allen My article concerning the plight of a local community centre – the EMI – caused a bit of a stir a few weeks ago, in particular, my […]

The Case For Cheap Beer?

“Whoever drinks beer, he is quick to sleep; whoever sleeps long, does not sin; whoever does not sin, enters Heaven! Thus, let us drink beer!” Martin Luther

Adios Tuna Man

“Money’s round for going around.” Guru Ken

Old Ladies Go Wild.

“Youth is not entirely a time of life; it is a state of mind. Nobody grows old by merely living a number of years. People grow old by deserting their ideals. You are as young as your faith, as old as your doubts; as young as your self-confidence, as old as your fear; as young […]

The Eccleshill Mechanics Institute – An Inspired Community

“When the lion sleeps, if you have a stick in your hand and stick it up the lion’s arse, never let go of the stick.” Anon

You’re Nicked!

“Power is okay, and stupidity is usually harmless. Power and stupidity together are dangerous”.” Patrick Rothfuss, The Name of the Wind Or Bradford Council’s new motto? More of them later…