L'Ombre de l'Olivier

The Shadow of the Olive Tree

being the maunderings of an Englishman on the Côte d'Azur

20 August 2006 Blog Home : August 2006 : Permalink

Sunday Amusements

Firstly, I looked at my blog just now and it showed me some great google ads...
Google Ads for this site
Must be a sign of my balanced viewpoints or something.

Secondly I get zillions of spam emails but recently a few have had intriguing headlines
I think there ought to be a story there somewhere. Or at least an opening sentence worthy of the Dark & Stormy night contest.

On the reviewing stand the witch began to eulogise the railway as the tenth propeller was brought out and fitted to the longheaded drive: "I come not to cancel the train nor to criticise it..." when she was interrupted by some impudent vegetarians protesting about compulsory duck circumscision that was allegedly required due to the underwater vigilante prowling in the pond where they swam.

Thirdly - in the adjacent post about Universities - it occurs to me that I should modifiy the country list. All the UK universities turn out to be in England, leaving the celtic fringe with about as many top universities as Belgium - yes its a little childish but ...

I despise l'Escroc and Vile Pin