Musings From The Padded Cell

I Feel A Heatwave Coming!

“Never argue with an idiot. They will drag you down to their level and beat you with experience.” Mark Twain … [Continue reading]

Seasons In The Sun

"It's paradoxical, that the idea of living a long life appeals to everyone, but the idea of getting old doesn't appeal to anyone." Andy Rooney It's that time of the year again. But first! … [Continue reading]

The PC Money Tree

“Liberals tend to view traditions, policies, and morals of past generations as arbitrary designs put in place by less enlightened people. Because of this, liberals don't pay much attention to why traditions developed or wonder about possible … [Continue reading]

The Failing Of Generations

"Sports teaches you character, it teaches you to play by the rules, it teaches you to know what it feels like to win and lose-it teaches you about life." Billie Jean King … [Continue reading]

The M&S Vest

“The snake which cannot cast its skin has to die. As well the minds which are prevented from changing their opinions; they cease to be mind.” Friedrich Nietzsche Warning! This article is really about the game of cricket; continue at your peril … [Continue reading]


You don't drown by falling in the water; you drown by staying there. Edwin Louis Cole … [Continue reading]

Bradford Park Avenue: Visionary Foresight Or White Elephant?

In late 2014 plans were announced to spend over £5m on the dilapidated Bradford Park Avenue cricket ground, not used by Yorkshire (YCCC) since 1996. … [Continue reading]

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 … [Continue reading]

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 … [Continue reading]

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 … [Continue reading]