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Russian Roulette Sunday: There Is No Such Thing As A Psychic Octopus

Russian Roulette Sunday: There Is No Such Thing As A Psychic Octopus

What is it about the name Paul? Half the world becomes convinced that an octopus is psychic and half of Paul Gascoigne thinks that a murderer wants to do a spot of fishing. Rather worryingly, that was his sane half. We need to return to normality and thankfully this is where I step in. For all of you who have been taken in by Paul the Octopus, you need to watch this. He’s not psychic. He’s a chancer. Just like me.   There Is No...

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Guest Post: 7 Reasons Why Teaching Is (Mostly) The Best Job In The World

Guest Post: 7 Reasons Why Teaching Is (Mostly) The Best Job In The World

A few weeks ago, you may remember Liz Gregory telling us why Summer was great. There was so much agreement with her in the 7 Reasons HQ that we just had to get her back on the sofa. Thankfully, Liz was only too keen to make a reappearance. And this time she’s bought along her box of chalks. Or are they marker pens? I can never tell when I’m sans contact lenses. If you didn’t check out Liz’s blog – Things To Do In...

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7 (+3) Reasons Why Spain Will Win The World Cup

7 (+3) Reasons Why Spain Will Win The World Cup

1.  Gerd Muller. German World Cup Winner in 1974. He looked like a girl. 2.  Mario Kempes. Argentine World Cup Winner in 1978. He looked like a girl who didn’t care. She probably had hairy armpits too. 3.  Bruno Conti. Italian World Cup Winner in 1982. He looked like a butch girl and someone had just stolen her skipping rope. 4.  Maradona. Argentine World Cup Winner in 1986. He looked like a petulant girl intrigued by her very first...

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7 Reasons That The Netherlands Will Win The World Cup.

7 Reasons That The Netherlands Will Win The World Cup.

1.  Un-likeability.  Almost every successful World Cup team contains at least one thoroughly un-likeable character: Maradona, Rudi Voller, Gerd Muller and Marco Materazzi are all World Cup winners and in their squad the Netherlands have diving, whinging, sour-faced git Arjen Robben (the only thoroughly un-likeable Dutch person), so they’re bound to succeed.  How we’ll all loathe him when he lifts the World Cup aloft on Saturday.  But,...

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