Shoes for Genuine Men only

January 15, 2019 Knobby 0

I spotted the readers offer below in the copy of the Daily Express I was flicking through. The headline proclaims it is selling “Genuine Men’s Leather Shoes“. Now I guess they mean the shoes are made […]

So tempted!

January 12, 2019 Knobby 0

Wandering around the National Trust owned Barrington Court in South Somerset I spotted several of these notices in the multiple historic bathrooms. It was so tempting! The mischievous side of me wants to buy a […]

Sticky tape, antifreeze and condoms

January 3, 2019 Knobby 0

Say Durex to someone British and as well as feeling slightly embarrassed they will think of the brand of prophylactic that is know owned by Reckitt Benckiser but used to be a product of the […]

Artisan Boule Merde

January 2, 2019 Knobby 0

First published in May 2014. I dislike the word ‘Artisan’, it smacks of pretension and this colours my view of those small businesses that seem to use it as a badge of honour. It doesn’t […]

So Somerset is now a city?

December 29, 2018 Knobby 0

Sky News seemed to think Somerset was a city in this Tweet they posted on Twitter back in 2014. Oops! They then posted the following correction.

Dorset Piddle ‘n’ Cider

December 29, 2018 Knobby 0

If you run a brewery in Piddlehinton by the river Piddle it has to be a clever marketing ploy to call yourself the Piddle Brewery and give the beers you brew names like Jimmy and […]