Archive for the ‘Just out of interest…’ Category

If you like dressing up, having fun and doing something for others – why not become a Runaway Bride (or groom) for a day and help raise funds for a good cause? St Patrick’s University Hospital in Dublin is organising the second edition of its Runaway Bride Charity Run on Saturday 11th September 2010. Whether […]

Or rather sing for it! Be warned, being a celebrity may be a tough job, but dating one, marrying one or even worse divorcing one can be a lot worse and there is no right of reply. We’ve had it all before. Lily Allen lambasting her ex lover in the bedroom department. In the song […]

A lady dies but her credit card company keeps billing her for the annual service charges, adding late fees and interest. A family member calls the company:   Family Member: I am calling to tell you that she died in January. Credit Card Company: The account was never closed and the late fees and charges still apply. Family Member: Maybe, you should […]

In an unprecedented move (and how many times have we heard that expression before in relation to the new American president) Barack Obama has taken the Oath of Allegiance for a second time.  The same officer, one Chief Justice John Roberts, re-administered the Oath to the President in an informal ceremony in front of just […]

Don’t believe it?  Looking outside at the endless rain or inside at the falling stocks and credit crunch and it’s hard to imagine that we are living in Utopia now.  This is, at least, the contention of Prof Jones, from the Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment at University College London, who believes the mechanisms […]