"Little else is requisite to carry a state to the highest degree of opulence from the lowest barbarism, but peace, easy taxes, and a tolerable administration of justice" - Adam Smith
My credit card was stolen and the thief used it to buy flowers, hair restorer and books.
Police are looking for a sensitive, bald-headed bibliophile.
Another tale from the NHS:
Doctor: "Nurse, this patient is dead."
Patient: "No I’m not!"
Nurse: "Quiet please, Doctor knows best."
In my young day, we could go into a shop and come out with a bar of chocolate, a bottle of pop, a packet of crisps, and a comic all for less than six pence.
You can't do that any more.
Not with all these security cameras around.
A few stunts from Romania to help Brown hold on to Crewe and Nantwich.
Oil above $135 per barrel and burgers up to $175 per barrel!
With news that a political party in Mumbai is getting into the fast-food business, will be too long before we see a Brown Burger or Cameron Kebab? Lets hope not.