Musings From The Padded Cell

Archives for December 2013

Big Al Walks Again

Dark clouds hovered over the grey drabness of Shipley station as ten not so wise men amassed to begin the annual pilgrimage to Appletreewick in search of fine ales, hearty conversation and sumptuous food. Another day on the piss…what festive joy…oh come all ye faithful!

Lucky Man – A Short Christmas Tale

“Let’s do something different for Christmas Day” I suggested to the new current Mrs W – the delightfully scatter-brained Lady Helen – as the beer flowed and the brain cells wilted in unison, trying hard to appear a “good catch”.

Christmas Special Edition – Even More Grumpiness

Great to see Harry Gration of BBC Look North picking up his MBE the other day. One of the few remaining reasons to actually watch the Bloated Broadcasting Corporation, Harry epitomises Yorkshire; from my personal experience he is a true gent.

The Scalping of Mick the Mullett

It was a super sensational night at The Scruffy last Sunday as Mick the Quiz was scalped in aid of Cancer Research, raising over £600 in the process and ridding himself of his prized mullet, a top his head since the Sixties. At last the rumours that it was a “rug” could be scotched.

The Seven Deadly Sins

And once we were Kings… Envy – Cameron Goes Christmas Begging to Chinese Market Wasn’t it lovely to see our leader Big Dave, generous to a fault this week, taking his mates off on a jolly to shop with our new best friends, the Chinese; we used to be a big nation, these days we […]