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The West End Whingers Guide to Stratford-upon-Avon

Thursday 28 August 2008

The West End Whingers are proud to present to you their very own heritage walk of Stratford-upon-Avon, birthplace of the famous playwright William Shakespeare.

Strangely, you won’t find these landmarks in any guidebook but the Whingers have studiously researched them from first principles – by trudging the length and breadth of Stratford-upon-Avon and using their eyes and their minds. Read the rest of this entry »

Reasons not to use ebay while under the influence of alcohol #452

Friday 25 January 2008

In a vain attempt to salvage his increasingly inadequate pension provision Andrew has been looking at diversifying his investments into “a broader basket of funds”.

This principally seems to mean getting drunk at home and buying things willy-nilly on ebay late at night.

The latest fad portfolio urns out to be vintage travel posters and when Andrew discovered one which dovetailed perfectly with his love of the performing arts theatre-going habit, it seemed the perfect match.

The only fly in the ointment is that it is truly hideous. Read the rest of this entry »