Tuesday, 21 July 2015

Game, Cuts and Rock!



It has become my habit recently to retire to the East Wing and recline on the divan listening to those 15 minute Radio 4 programmes, if that is I can find one worth setting my ears to.  This is not easy as the BBC iPlayer Radio has a lot of such programmes, and many others also yet finding one to suit the present mood means a search through the archive.  When a suitable programme is found I then listen while fiddling with the 123 Solitaire game.  It appears impossible to just listen, my fingers need to run across the keys while I listen.  Just twiddling the thumbs does not satisfy.  Possibly I edge into a coma while doing this, some would say what's the difference from the norm, but it eases the cares of the day.  
Of course I use my full intellect on the Block Game also, or even Bouncing Balls, any game that does not require deep thought and yet keeps the fingers and mind entertained simply will do.  I tried Tetris but cannot turn the sound off, this makes listening to the wireless difficult, so I end up on one of the Solitaire games.
Life is so difficult innit....?





Brilliant tactic by George today.  He has leaked to the media his desire to cut 40% of the government spending.  Brilliant!  Where will he cut?  Nowhere that votes Conservative or pays into the Conservative coffers, so big business will continue to dodge taxes as will the owner of the 'Daily Mail.'  I suspect those full time carers may lose their £61 a week benefit, already his policies have threatened 300,000 children, but their folks don't vote Tory, and who will be next is the question?  As his Eton prefect mate wishes to invade Iraq I suppose he has to find the money for that from somewhere, and the weakest can do nothing about this as their is no opposition in the UK parliament today other than the SNP.  


  
Good News!  Edinburgh Rock has been saved!  I knew this was one brand that could not be allowed to die.  One James Anderson, a local lad, has stepped in to save the factory.  Growing up near the place and knowing it was only age that forced the sale he has decided to keep the company going and pleased dentists everywhere!
These sweets, Edinburgh Rock, Pan Drops, Soor Plooms and Rhubarb Rock have eaten away at kids teeth for generations and to lose such an important part of the Scots diet would be unthinkable.
That reminds me, I better take my teeth out of that glass...



6 comments:

the fly in the web said...

A good news sting in the tail! I can feel my teeth beginning to ache at the mere sight of the delicacy.....

I could easily cut 40% of government spending...but my ideas might upset the Tory carpetbaggers.....

Lee said...

I've never had Edinburgh Rock, but I think the Edinburgh Military Tattoo rocks.

We've probably got lollies similar bearing another name down this way. I've never made nor eaten an Eton Mess, either...but I often make a mess.

Jenny Woolf said...

I havent thought of Edinburgh rock for years but used to love it. Much nicer than seaside rock.
I hadn't thought about Tetris either. I used to be addicted to it.

Jerry E Beuterbaugh said...

You grew up on rhubarb candy? I now understand.

Lady Di Tn said...

Mr. A
Wow a man who can do two things at once. Did it take you 64 years or have you always been that a way? We could send you some of our government waste moneys that we are always throwing away over here on stupid stuff. Just this week Tennessee government has been caught wasting over 780 million of our hard earned money but the governor cannot give the teachers, government employees and schools the money he promised in his campaign. Never had Edinburgh rock candy but glad the company was saved. I have found all hard candy is a no no for the teeth still residing in me head. Peace

Adullamite said...

Fly, I think you and I may have similar ideas about cutting 40%.
The Rock of ages did produce some good dentists mind.

Lee, Nothing equals Edinburgh Rock!

Jenny, Tetris is addictive, they all are these games. Edinburgh Rock is addictive also, but better for you!

Jerry, It keeps me on the run....

Lady, All men do more than two things at once, one of the things they do is putting right women's mistakes.