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Rough Diamonds

Just watching the Airdrie v Rangers game on BT Sport.

I am struck by the similarity between the Airdrie manager and chairman.


Gary Bollan


Jim Ballantyne

Another Lookalike


The Welsh Assembly


Waitrose Helensburgh

As pointed out by Madmac…..


Rose West



rose west

Tea Kettle

As seen in Private Eye

Mussolini on Horseback, ca. 1940

Boris Johnson


Benito Mussolini


I’m talking about Charles Ramsey, the guy who rescued Amanda Berry and the other girls held captive in Cleveland Ohio. The interviews conducted with him have been great and reveal an everyday guy who acted in a selfless way. They also reveal a disarmingly honest and frank character at ease in front of a camera. I thought his comment that any reward should go to the victims was great. He showed his wage slip to the camera and said something along the lines of “I have a job and an income and I was next door to these women who were being held captive. Give them any reward”

His sudden elevation to fame and his handling of it, suggest that there will be offers from media and advertising sources. I hope in that case he takes advice and doesn’t end up like John Smeaton the Glasgow baggage handler who found himself thrust into the spotlight after the terrorist attack on Glasgow Airport.

He ended up with a newspaper column and as a parliamentary candidate and displayed in both roles, the reason why he was a baggage handler.

Ramsey has already been compared to Richard Pryor and Reg D Hunter but another lookalike emerged last night:


Eddie Murphy (left) and Charles Ramsey.

Thanks to Stu for the pic.

Leveson – New Shock!


Lord Leveson


Black Vulture


Stoopid or what?


Also, I couldn’t help noticing this lookalike……


Vicky Pryce


Michael Gove

Lodged in the Memory

I was struck by David Cameron’s resemblance to someone this week:

David Cameron

David Cameron

Singh the Sash?

Singh the Sash?


I published this elsewhere earlier in the week and BLFP reader Bobby J sent me this marvellous link from the Glasgow Herald from 13/11/1981


Whilst following Bobby’s link I found this ad:


A sobering thought to consider what a Betamax VCR cost in 1981!

Separated at birth…..

Has anyone noticed this remarkable similarity?

The Scottish Tory leader, Ruth Davidson, said the proposed referendum date was unacceptable

Benito Rutholini


Scots Tory Leader

Thanks Jack!

Separated at Birth?



Thanks Jeni for the idea!