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Funny story: Advice, Support & Tips for those entering old age - from Bartholomew Utterswaithe Part 4

Advice, Support & Tips for those entering old age - from Bartholomew Utterswaithe Part 4

This article, was designed by the effervescent, disconsolate, decrepit, depressed Bartholomew Utterwaithe (66), to offer help, support, succour and advice to those of the population who are entering their 60's - in an effort to lessen the culture-shock suffered by many, when they also get made redundant at 62 years of age, then suffer heart failure, loneliness, depression, and being overcharged fo...
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Funny story: A True Diary of Woe - Part 58 - Going to Work

A True Diary of Woe - Part 58 - Going to Work

A diary of one man's (Using the term lossely) utter failure, depression, frustration, cock-ups, and impecuniousness, starting in August 1947 Chapter 102: Going to work - 1960 I knew of the one-day bus-drivers strike, so set out really early to walk the 8 miles or so to Buwell. Being greeted as I opened the door by the snow and ice I did not expect. I went back in and adorned me well...
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Funny story: Advice, Support & Tips for those entering old age - from Bartholomew Utterswaithe Part 3

Advice, Support & Tips for those entering old age - from Bartholomew Utterswaithe Part 3

This article, was designed by the effervescent, disconsolate, decrepit, depressed Bartholomew Utterwaithe (66), to offer help, support, succour and advice to those of the population who are entering their 60's - in an effort to lessen the culture-shock suffered by many, when they also get made redundant at 62 years of age, then suffer heart failure, loneliness, depression, and being overcharged fo...
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Funny story: Advice, Support & Tips for those entering old age - from Bartholomew Utterswaithe Part 2

Advice, Support & Tips for those entering old age - from Bartholomew Utterswaithe Part 2

This article, was designed by the effervescent, disconsolate, decrepit, depressed Bartholomew Utterwaithe (66), to offer help, support, succour and advice to those of the population who are entering their 60's - in an effort to lessen the culture-shock suffered by many, when they also get made redundant at 62 years of age, then suffer heart failure, loneliness, depression, and being overcharged fo...
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Funny story: Advice, Support & Tips for those entering old age - from Bartholomew Utterwaithe

Advice, Support & Tips for those entering old age - from Bartholomew Utterwaithe

This article, was designed by Bartholomew Utterwaithe (66), to offer help, support, succour and advice to those of the population who are entering their 60's - in an effort to lessen the culture-shock suffered by many, when they also get made redundant at 62 years of age, then suffer heart failure. It is not intended as a solution for the those who are about to lose their concentration, bladder...
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Funny story: Nottingham News for W/E: 23rd June 2012

Nottingham News for W/E: 23rd June 2012

Sunday 10th June 2012 Monday 18th June 2012 Topic: Crime - Robbery - Violence "Cash stolen in security van raid in Bingham, Notts" Source:Source: BBC News Extract: Two men are being sought by police following the theft of cash from a security van in Bingham, Nottingham. The Vauxhall van was parked outside Toot Hill School, in The Banks, at about 11:45 BST when thieves struck.
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Funny story: A True Diary of Woe - Part Fifty-Seven

A True Diary of Woe - Part Fifty-Seven

A diary of one man's (Using the term lossely) utter failure, depression, frustration, cock-ups, and impecuniousness, starting in August 1947 Chapter 100: The Shopping Expedition Wed 20th 2012 Up at 0500hrs - Carbolicalised (ablutions), and medicated, followed by the usual hunt for my glasses and hearing aids. Put the laptop on to find out what day it is. Attend to shopping list: Rememb...
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Funny story: Texting Codes for the over 60's Defined!

Texting Codes for the over 60's Defined!

Texting for the over 60's. The rioting, mugging, unemployed, alcoholic, smoking, drug-taking, spoilt youths and kids of today, have all their little SMS codes, like BFF, WTF, LOL etc. So here are some codes suitable for the more mature, decrepit, and coffin-seeking Senior Citizens of today. AFE - Another Fart Escaped ATD - At the Doctor's ATM - All The Medications BAS - Burnt Ano...
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Funny story: My Senior Moments for W/E: 20th May 2012

My Senior Moments for W/E: 20th May 2012

Monday 14th May 2012 * Stewart and Margaret away today, and no sign of Pippa the fat black cuddly cat either - again! * Got things ready for my meeting up with Mr Chris McManus and his partner, in West Bridford. Walked to town, bought a book of old postcard photos of West Bridford, and caught the bus out to the Test Match pub where we'd arranged to meet. The bus pass refused to swipe, and the dr...
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Funny story: Selected Political News for W/E: 20th May 2012

Selected Political News for W/E: 20th May 2012

Monday 14th May 2012 Topic: Terrorism - Crime - Olympics "London 2012: 'No specific' terror threat, says Minister Philip Hammond" Source: BBC News Extract: He said an elaborate military exercise carried out in London last week was to prepare for any threats that might arise in a dangerous world. The exercise included tests of air defence missile systems at six sites across London, using dummy...
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Funny story: Nottingham News for W/E: 20th May 2012

Nottingham News for W/E: 20th May 2012

Monday 14th May 2012 Topic: Crime - Another elderly person attacked "Elderly Nott's woman injured in burglary" Source: Notts Police Extract: Police are hunting a man who injured an elderly woman during an armed burglary in Worksop on Saturday (12 May). The burglar entered the home of the 88-year-old woman at around 9.45pm, armed with a six-inch knife. He demanded money from the woman but sh...
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Funny story: Nottingham Healthy Foods Magistrates Court Report for June 2025

Nottingham Healthy Foods Magistrates Court Report for June 2025

Case No. 90823903 Jonathan Obegabi (19) Unemployed computer hacker Found guilty of eating more than one McDonald's burger in a week. Fined £5000, and had his fast food eating licence suspended for two months. Case No. 90823904 Sayed Maqsood Hashemi (54) Taxi Driver Found Guilty of eating a kebab without a mask on. Fined £55, and received two point on his fast food eating licence. Ca...
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Funny story: Bartholomew Utterswaithe: I miss my daily walk into Nottingham!

Bartholomew Utterswaithe: I miss my daily walk into Nottingham!

Bartholomew Utterswaithe, our 65 year old Nottingham correspondent and unemployed Gas Street lamp wick trimmer, found himself housebound the other day. Partly due to his arthritis, losing his free-bus-pass, the flapping holed sole of of his right shoe, and the lousy wet weather. He was straining a thrice-used Asda tea bag, and thought about what he might be missing on his cancelled wonderful...
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Funny story: Appeal from the The Nottingham Social Services/Adoption/Benefits Office

Appeal from the The Nottingham Social Services/Adoption/Benefits Office

An open letter to: Mariska Hargitay, Charlize Theron, Viola Davis, Kristin Davis, Denise Richards, Sheryl Crow, Sandra Bullock, Katherine Heigl, Madonna, Angelina Jolie, Nicole Kidman, Calista Flockhart, Michelle Pfeiffer, Meg Ryan, Sharon Stone, and Jamie Lee Curtis. From: The Nottingham Social Services/Benefits Office. Dear ...........(whichever and all celebrities selected) My name is...
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Funny story: My Senior Moments for W/E: 13th May 2012

My Senior Moments for W/E: 13th May 2012

Monday 7th April 2012 * Went over to see Stewart, I remembered that it was bank holiday, so he would not be going to his centre that day, so assumed he'd be in. No point in going over before about ten o'clock, he likes his kip. No answer. Went for a little walk as the knees were stiff and painful. Called at Stew's again, no answer. His cat was meowing to be let in, so led her to me hovel, and fed...
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Funny story: Selected Political News for W/E: 13th May 2012

Selected Political News for W/E: 13th May 2012

Monday 7th May 2012 Topic: London Olympics - Terrorism "Worker smuggles fake bomb past TWO checkpoints into the Olympic Park... just hours before stadium officially opens!" Source: Mail Online Extract: A site worker took the dummy device into the Stratford stadium after he noticed security flaws. The fake Semtex device got through two checkpoints and was in full view of guards. It was wired...
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Funny story: Nottingham News for W/E: 13th May 2012

Nottingham News for W/E: 13th May 2012

Monday 7th May 2012 Topic: Crime - Murder- Arrests "Men in court over the murder of Malakai McKenzie in Nottingham" Source: BBC News Extract: Two men have appeared before Nottingham Magistrates' Court charged with murder. Malakai McKenzie, 19, was fatally wounded in the car park of The Hubb, in Hucknall Road, Sherwood, on 21 April. Ijah Lavelle-Moore, 20, and Malcolm Vaughan Francis, 18, bot...
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Funny story: Selected Political News for W/E: 6th May 2012

Selected Political News for W/E: 6th May 2012

Sunday 29th April 2012 Topic: Recession "David Cameron blames UK double-dip recession on eurozone" Source: The Guardian Extract David Cameron on Sunday held out the prospect of the UK economy being dragged down for years, as he predicted the euro crisis was "nowhere near half complete" and warned the single currency may yet break up. He also admitted efforts to move the UK economy away...
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Funny story: My Senior Moments for W/E: 6th May 2012

My Senior Moments for W/E: 6th May 2012

Monday 30th April 2012 * Went over to see disabled mate Stewart and Margaret, his, appealing, sensuous, loin-activating carer. Stew was out at his Social Centre, but I had a gossip and cuddle with Margaret. (Phoar!) * Happily hobbled off to QMC for me INR Warfarin level blood test. Level still too high - got to go back again tomorrow. * Tuesday 1st May 2012 * Up and on computer ear...
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Funny story: Nottingham News for W/E: 6th May 2012

Nottingham News for W/E: 6th May 2012

Sunday 29th April 2012 Topic: Development - Asda "Asda plans to regenerate derelict site in St Ann's, Nottingham" Source: BBC News Extract: Plans to build a supermarket and homes in a "run-down" area of Nottingham are to go on public display. Asda has earmarked a site on Carlton Road in St Ann's for the store, which it said could create 200 jobs. The company said the store, which...
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Funny story: Nottingham and Manchester reject Elected Mayors!

Nottingham and Manchester reject Elected Mayors!

Three of the cities that held referendums on the introduction of elected mayors have so far rejected the idea: In Nottingham, 57.09% of voters decided against it. Comment: "It's perfectly understandable really. If the proletariat of Nottingham had to turn out to vote for a mayor, they would have less time for shoplifting, benefit claiming, and also they'd risk getting themselves shot by one o...
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Funny story: A True Diary of Woe - Part Fifty-Six: Off for Blood Tests

A True Diary of Woe - Part Fifty-Six: Off for Blood Tests

A diary of one man's (Using the term man loosely) utter failure, depression, frustration, cock-ups, and impecuniousness, that had started in August 1947 Chapter 99:: A Pleasant Walk to the QMC for my blood-tests The rain from the day before had relented, so off I set on my marathon hobble to the Queens Medical Centre, from my humble wreck of a two-up-two-down crumbling holed roofed hovel of...
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