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7 Jun 2012

Say Chiizu!

Current obsession... Mr Chiizu photo app on iPhone.

It makes all photos look like you're in one of those Japanese Purikura photo booths.

It's an app that is not taking itself too seriously and is just about having fun. With lots of different themes (fast food is my fave) I reckon there is lots of scope for this app to team up with different illustrators and create some more crazy themes.

Anyway, I'm off to create more ridiculous photos I can use as my profile pic on Facebook.

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10 Nov 2009

I'm So Childish

I chuckled when my friend bought me these chocs back from Deutschland.

I also chuckled when I was in a bagel shop today and saw that one of their soups was called: 'Cock-Leekie

Chuckle chuckle.
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5 Nov 2009

What Happens When Goats Get Scared

I forgot how funny this was.

I've wasted a lot of time laughing at this.

Off to wipe away my tears of laughter.
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27 Sep 2007


Being a shopping fiend, I saw these signs and couldn't help but be tempted to bag myself a bargain...

£10 for and adult and £5 for a kid... how could you go wrong?
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20 Feb 2007

Find the Funny in Everything

The other night, our friends managed to get some free (I love that word) tickets for the recording of Paramount's The World Stands Up' - a showcase of stand up comics from around the world.

Now, you never know what you are going to get at these shows and can only pray that on the night that you go, the people performing are funny. Not regular funny, but make you cry, gasp for breath kind of funny. Funny with a capital 'E'! I wanted to laugh hard. My expectations were high since I had crossed the river and ventured into South London to go and see this thing, so the pressure was on.

None of us wanted to sit at the front, for fear of being picked on by the comic, so we found some seats a suitable distance away from the stage. i.e the first floor.

The comedians, whose names I don't remember (not because they weren't funny, but becuase I didn't catch them over the noise) were suprisingly funny. Some were funnier than others, but all in all a good night.

The only downer was the last comedian. He was NOT funny. It seemed like such a shame to end the show with him. He should be thankful I don't remember his name, so I can't name and shame him as much as I want. All that I can remember is that, he was a mumbly Irish man, sang a song about his kitchen drawers, talked about his eyebrows and did a little jig. Boooooooooo!!! Avoid at all costs.

The two I liked the most were Will Smith (no not the Fresh Prince of Bel Air), this Will Smith a floppy haired, unusually tall Hugh Grant type and Stephen K Amos. Both were hilarious (move over Nick Cannon.... anyone geddit?) Both had intelligent acts that tickled the audience into fits of laughter. They are both comedians I would love to watch again.

Stephen K Amos said something along the lines of 'finding the funny in everything, because it's happening all around you' and it's true!

Anyhooo... here is a little taster of Mr Amos' act when he performed in Melbourne. Enjoy and laugh heartily.

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27 Jan 2007

Mind Over Matter

I see this book cover every day, and every day I shake my head at the thought that this photo was approved, and then I laugh. Ha ha ha!
I think the look he was going for was an 'intense stare' as if probing the deepest part of your mind. Instead, he just looks like he is straining to push out a big poo!
Is it a case of mind of matter Derren? Faecal matter?

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