Last night was the fifth annual Naked Bike Ride around Manchester city centre. A video is coming with footage of the ride plus interviews with the cyclists and spectators. Please call back soon to see it. Until then I’ll tease you with a selection of reaction shots! My video from 2008 can be found here.
In 1978 I was a teenager and one afternoon switched on the local ITV channel — Tyne Tees — at about 5.15pm to watch the US sitcom Mork and Mindy. However I nearly fell off my chair when it turned out that the episode was all about their evil landlord who was called ‘Arnold Wanker’. […]
‘To others it may look like a sperm, which makes it vibrant and life-affirming,’ said Ellen Vernon, economic regeneration officer at North Devon Council. BBC News
Pat Karney is the Director of the Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati. Mr Karney is also a member of the Association of Metropolitan Sewerage Agencies and spokesman for them. He should not be confused with our beloved Manchester Labour councillor of the same name.
A neighbour bought this silly cuckoo clock. Decorated with badly-carved animals, it chimes at five to and twenty-five past the hour, loses seven minutes a day and finishes its routine with a comic rasping sound. I think she paid £70 for it. But you can’t put a value on this kind of comedy.
Manchester will ‘reclaim the scene’ with a free picnic after the Saturday Pride parade. There will be free food, activities and performers from 16.00 onwards. It’s all happening outside UMIST on the grass area at the junction of Sackville Street and Granby Row. Near the Retro Bar and the Spar shop on Sackville Street. View […]
Don’t miss the 2009 Manchester World Naked Bike Ride on the streets of the city centre just after 6pm tonight, Friday 12th June.