tumblr site counter

7 Reasons To Become An Artist

7 Reasons To Become An Artist

1.  Name. You can change it. To anything you like. Banksy. Hotelsy. Police Stationsy. No one cares. They just think you are cool and will queue up for hours to see your latest graffiti on the toilet wall. 2.  It’s A Con. You can do anything and call it art. Take Tracey Emin for instance. No, actually don’t bother. No one is quite sure where she has been. Instead take a look above. That’s Emin’s artwork. My Bed...

Read More

7 Reasons to Pretend to be a Pirate

7 Reasons to Pretend to be a Pirate

1.  It’s cool. Whatever you do, there’s nothing that’s cooler than dressing up as a pirate.  Being a poet is cool but people don’t dress up as poets.  Being an architect is cool but people don’t dress up as architects.  Being a deep sea diver is cool but people don’t dress up as deep sea divers.  Probably one of the coolest things you can do is be in a really good rock band.  Look at Johnny Kidd and the Pirates, they were a...

Read More

7 Reasons We Fall Asleep

7 Reasons We Fall Asleep

1.  Bob Willis. I guess Bobby is most famous for destroying the Australian batting line-up at Headingley in 1981 (and being continually overlooked for this feat since). These days he would probably be described as a cricket analyst/commentator. Sadly, I have no idea whether he is any good or not, because, within half a minute of hearing his voice, I am out for the count on the chaise longue. Mr. Monotone is the sleep doctor. 2.  Sunday....

Read More

7 Reasons Not to Have Children

7 Reasons Not to Have Children

1.  Toys. There are toys everywhere.  If you have children, you have to get rid of your toys and replace them with stuffed animals and pushchairs. 2.  The Zoo. Adults don’t take other adults to the zoo, they only take children there (a lot).  If you don’t have children then you don’t have to go to the zoo.  This is a good thing as zoos are expensive and alternately boring, terrifying, disgusting and smelly.  You can see far more...

Read More

7 Reasons The British Know Thanksgiving Must Be Important To Americans

7 Reasons The British Know Thanksgiving Must Be Important To Americans

1.  Where the hell is Wichita? Whole Hollywood movies are based around the theme of trying to get home for Thanksgiving and feature scenes in which the lead shares a bed with John Candy. Most other films with the theme of trying to get home, feature daring escapes from Colditz and shenanigans with a French Resistance fighter called Michelle in a bunk-bed somewhere outside Paris. So yes, if they make films about Thanksgiving, we know...

Read More
Page 1 of 612345...Last »