Entries by Dave Jenkins

Happy Birthday Dirk Benedict

(0) Comments | Posted 29 February 2012 | (09:15)

Today is a very special day....

As a Welshman it's illegal for me not to observe St David's Day. Meanwhile in the US it's National Pig Day. Most importantly, though, it's Dirk Benedict's 67th birthday... And a chance for me to tell you the tale of how I met a...

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My Life at 33⅓

(0) Comments | Posted 23 January 2012 | (23:00)

The most buxom of repdigits! The curviest of semiprimes! I'm bringing sexxxiii back.

Did you know our kid 33 is the boiling point of water on the Newton scale? It's also the atomic number of arsenic, the amount of vertebrae we have in our spine, the numerical representation of the...

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How to Become a Curry Connoisseur in a Year

(0) Comments | Posted 17 January 2012 | (23:00)

Ever noticed how many curry flavoured stories there are in the news?

I have. Sometimes it's a humorous nib ('Stockport lass names her baby Madras!'), other times it's the anchor in a much larger socio-political piece, like last week's Guardian article on the economy, employment and immigration. Failing...

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