Musings From The Padded Cell


You don’t drown by falling in the water; you drown by staying there. Edwin Louis Cole

Somebody Shoot Me!

“Equipped with his five senses, man explores the universe around him and calls the adventure Science.” Edwin Hubble Much as the six of us that set out to walk from Idle to Ilkley would like to claim such a virtuous aim, the sad fact was that we were on the piss again, Beast from Wherever […]

Bradford – A Complex Problem

“Today’s public figures can no longer write their own speeches or books, and there is some evidence that they can’t read them either.” Gore Vidal We’ve not had one for a while so, just to keep the local printers busy, here’s another grand plan from the author of numerous similar acts of fantasy and fiction […]

Global Bank Flees Village Of The Hoodies!

“The ethic of honesty has been overwhelmed by the mass production of ignorance.” Nick Davies – Flat Earth News


“I am just going outside and may be some time.” Capt Lawrence Oates


“Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” Albert Einstein

The Trumpit

“If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.” George Orwell

To Patronise

“The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.” Winston S. Churchill

On Saturday Afternoons.

“Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body; it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity.” John F. Kennedy

Liars All

“In our country the lie has become not just a moral category but a pillar of the State.” Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn