Musings From The Padded Cell

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…

Sex In The Scruffy?

“I know a man who gave up smoking, drinking, sex, and rich food. He was healthy right up to the day he killed himself.” Johnny Carson

Beer Makes You Clever – Fact!

The Master said, “If your conduct is determined solely by considerations of profit you will arouse great resentment.” Confucius

A Lost Generation

“Married guys like me go out, look at the exotic fruit then go home and eat potatoes.” Anon

Dumb And Dumber Ride Again

“A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool.” William Shakespeare