Some random jokes, poems and quips from the master of quirky and surreal himself … Mr Spike Milligan …
What would you say if much of the causes of global warming and pollution that the world is currently struggling with could be traced back to one man ?
The English language is a constantly evolving. New words are constantly being added. Even the alphabet is not immutable. For example did you know that not so long ago there were 27 letters on the alphabet ?
What is Art ? Can it be defined or is beauty really only in the eye of the beholder?
We take food preserved in cans for granted today. But when and who invented the process ?
Microwave ovens are part of everyday life. But how to they work?
Pluralitas non est ponenda sine necessitate;” or “Plurality should not be posited without necessity.” A philosophical proposition that has shaped our world view.
A fork is a common every day object to all of us. But this wasn’t always so and their use and introduction is surprisingly recent.
“The Queen, Our Duke” – an odd thing to say, especially in a loyal toast to the English Sovereign. Nonetheless whenever Channel Islanders raise their glasses to her majesty that’s the toast that will be made.
Why is it that we don’t fall through the floor? What’s stopping us ? A stupid question, surely ? … not really when you consider what an atom is made up of.
The story of the miracle drug that we tend to take for granted today … Penicillan.
Bring out your creative side – presentation is everything! …. Here’s a flexible and festive dish which can be used whenever
A ball-point pen is often called a Biro, because the brothers Biro invented it.
It’s part of the human experience that despite our best efforts “Things just don’t work”. Here we look at some amusing examples of how to fail with real elan.