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Saturday, November 29, 2008

Ten Things I'm Afraid I Need To Buy On National Buy Nothing Day

1. A present for my mum's birthday
2. And perhaps a card too
3. And the postage
4. Cat Litter
5. Toffee Nut Latte*
6. Breakfast sandwich
7. Newspaper
8. Bus fare to Highgate
9. Pub lunch
10. And perhaps half a pint too please, mister bar guy

*I tell you what, I won't have cream on top. How's that?

Friday, November 21, 2008

Ten Hobbies and Professions of BNP Members (Other Than Policeman)

1. Manager: petrol filling station (Class 1 snooker referee)
2. Distribution driver (Royal Mail). Active Odinist/member of Pagan organisations
3. Retired local government officer. Static caravan on East Coast
4. Driving instructor (discount for BNP members)
5. Business owner (antiquities) / Lord. Has two suits of medieval 14th & 15th century armour and can joust for rallies
6. Mobile DJ with singing partner, snakes & spiders
7. Hobbies: criminal justice system, bowls
8. Member describes himself as a witch: potential embarrassment if active
9. Hobbies: walking, Tai Chi Chuan. Buddhist, interested in Daoism
10. Slaughterman (NVQS in slaughtering)

Ten of the First Books Ever Printed in English

1. Recuyell of the Historyes of Troye (1473)
2. Game and Playe of the Chesse (1474)
3. Chaucer's Canterbury Tales (1476)
4. Dictes or Sayengis of the Philosophres (1477)
5. Boke of Histories of Jason (1477)
6. History of Godefrey of Boloyne and the Conquest of Iherusalem (1481)
7. The Golden Legend (1483)
8. The Book of the Knight in the Tower (1484)
9. The English Charlemagne Romances, Parts III and IV, The Lyf of the Noble and Crysten Prynce Charles the Grete (1485)
10. The Fayttes of Armes and of Chyualrye (1489)