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I’m Free?


£148 million Euromillions winners 2012

£148 million Euromillions winners 2011

Today’s winners report that they are going to “celebrate with a pizza”

I’m just away for a KFC party bucket myself.

Separated at Birth

Not really a lookalike so much as a meeting of minds…..

Mitt Romney

Dan Quayle

As suggested by Denise

Not sure if I can see it myself…..

Hugh Jackman

Bradley Wiggins

As Douglas points out, when the OBE or the knighthood arrives for Wiggins it will surely be for services to facial topiary!

It’s so unfair!

“It’s so unfair!”

“It’s so unfair!”

A Pair of Jeremys


Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt could surely pass for a younger Fred Goodwin.

Jeremy Hunt

Another Jeremy Hunt

Could it be that Jeremy’s career path is about to follow the same trajectory as Fred’s?

Is it just me?

Well it obviously is because I have just googled it and there were no responses. However, I am having breakfast this morning at one of the 2012 Olympics sponsors’ premises. From the window I can see the highly original and innovative grotesque images of Wenlock and Mandeville, the Olympic mascots.

The restaurant kindly supplies free wi-fi so I am able to make the following observation:

Looking into the eye(s) of Olympic mascots Wenlock and Mandeville

Examining frogspawn

And speaking of google, those chaps have a sense of humour. Google the word askew and I dare you not to smile.

What the Dickens?

Yesterday was Charles Dickens’s 200th birthday.

Someone in another place remarked how similar Mr Dickens appeared to Cowdenbeath FC chairman and former Rangers vice chairman Donald Findlay.

               (From left Charles Dickens, Donald Findlay, Donald Dickens, Charles Findlay – Thanks Al)

And that set me thinking about Dickens and some of his characters.

Mister Micawber from David Copperfield was the very man for extolling the virtues of prudence. “Annual income £50 million, annual expenditure £49.5 million – result? happiness! Annual income £50 million, annual expenditure £55 million and some payments allegedly made from offshore accounts – result? misery!”

WC Fields was the first man to play Micawber on the silver screen. He reminds me of someone

Former Rangers Chairman W.C. Fields

Early Hollywood actor John McClelland

Meanwhile to borrow another Micawber phrase, it seems that Craig Whyte is waiting for something to turn up…..

In the Pink

Tory MSP Jamie McGrigor has been on the radio and TV a bit recently

It struck me that he reminded me of someone and it has just come to me who it is:

Fairytale of Pongyang

Kim Jong Il

Snow White


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