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GrumpyOldMen
A shallow puddle on the outskirts of Incontinenceville
Chris and Kev's Take on Modern Life
Interests: Asking Fat women to "cover it up" or if we are feeling less charitable screaming "Their She Blows" at the top of our crusty old lungs.
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It seems that every year I have to fight hard to defend my recipes and photos from unscrupulous bloggers that think it is fine to cut and paste one of my recipes onto their site. The Why Climbing up the Google rankings is a slow process if you are a... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2017 at grumpyoldmen
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We at Grumpy Old Men decided we should give the outside world an idea of why Britain voted to leave the E U. History We signed the papers to join the EU (which was called the Common Market) back in 1972 and we became official members on January 1st, 1973.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2016 at grumpyoldmen
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As any blogger will tell you, getting your efforts read is harder than you think. With ever increasing number of blogs worldwide that create an ever increasing number of blog posts per day, you can easily spend more time promoting your blog through social media sites than actually being creative.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2016 at grumpyoldmen
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"Overpriced, overpaid with egos as fragile as an eggshell!" Are the typical comments you hear more and more about today's footballers. Why is it when a football team does badly repeatedly, the manager is the one who loses his job? Back in the real world.........when most people perform consistently badly... Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2016 at grumpyoldmen
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It seems as the internet gets bigger so does the theft. People think they can post your articles, recipes and photographs (as if they are the author) without getting caught. In recent weeks I have spent far, far too long defending my stuff from thieves. Every time, I have done... Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2016 at grumpyoldmen
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Taking A Dive I had this article almost complete just needed a little more back story and then..................... Out of blue (or so it seems at the moment) Blatter ups and resigns. The Houdini of FIFA I cannot think of anyone , be it a politician, despot leader, religious zealot,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2015 at grumpyoldmen
GrumpyOldMen is now following Kyle Norris
May 19, 2015
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"Trying to get a ahead of the rest of the media, I thought I do some brain storming about possible jobs Jeremy could try his hand at." Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2015 at grumpyoldmen
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Let me start by saying there is not one politician I would wish to stake my life on, but even so, there are differences, though those differences seem to narrow with time or advice from their media savvy handlers. Which one of these dunderheads' would you prefer in 10 Downing... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2015 at grumpyoldmen
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All my life I have wondered how the Tories ever get elected, in my mother's youth employers would demand their employees vote Conservative or lose their jobs. Even the recent Cambridge educated Labour politicians seem to be embarrassed about their roots. Must we always forget the lessons of the past?... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2014 at grumpyoldmen
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I don’t normally criticise the dead and this post is much toned down than it started out,never the less too many people in powerful places are trying to AIR BRUSH Margaret Thatcher’s leadership into something it will never be…..Great. Margaret Thatcher’s Judgement She was not a great leader because she... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2013 at grumpyoldmen
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From a historical point of view the UK problems with obesity took off in the 80's because of 3 factors. First Margaret Thatcher changed a law which stated that school meals needed to meet a minimum nutritional standard. She did this in the 1980 education act to make the sell off of school dinners possible and the result was school kitchen staffs where slashed (fired) as more convenience foods such as Turkey Twizzlers were brought in. Some schools in their wisdom (not) completely threw away their in-house kitchens and got their school meals brought in (yum!). Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2013 at grumpyoldmen
Let make this song top of the youtube hit parade this Christmas!! Please Share this with all of you friends via facebook,myspace and more. In recent times we in the western world have see reasonable profit making be replaced by profit at all costs, profit at other people's expense (jobs... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2012 at grumpyoldmen
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This Illustration is based on art work from a site called Energise 2.0 and used here with their kind permission The Seeds Of Revolution? Even writing the word revolution seems overly dramatic, but is the oldest democracy in the world heading for major change? It seems that successful online groups... Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2012 at grumpyoldmen
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Andrew Mitchell — newly-promoted by PM David Cameron to the cabinet position of Chief Whip lost his temper when the police who protect 10 Downing Street would not open the main gates for him to cycle through. They tried to usher him through a side gate used by all pedestrians.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2012 at grumpyoldmen
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Like many other Brits, I admire Richard Branson for the way he has done business, and showed that you can treat customers well and be successful. I also think for years members of the Tory party seem to stop Virgin whenever they got the chance i.e. the lottery and now... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2012 at grumpyoldmen
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Surfing the internet I chanced upon a site called ACOON, on closer inspection this was actually 2 sites Acoon.de and Acoon.com both owned by Michael Schöbel in Germany. Since June I have been in correspondence with Michael trying to convince him to change the name carefully explaining what A Coon... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2012 at grumpyoldmen
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G7QV5EBEBSG5 I was watching the news last night about Prince Phillip having to go back into hospital because of a reoccurrence of a bladder infection. Having had more than my fair share of similar problems, I wish him a speedy recovery. Just like the Queen he sets a great example... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2012 at grumpyoldmen
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For those of you old enough to remember when some bright spark within the Coca Cola Company in the 1980’s decided to revamp the Coke recipe and hence “New Coke” was born. For several years millions and millions of dollars where thrown at advertising campaigns to try and convince the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2012 at grumpyoldmen
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An irreverent poke at the pitfalls of dating and the growing number of obese women.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2012 at grumpyoldmen
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It seems like every politician these days wants to give Greece advice on how to run their government, David Cameron being the latest to stick his oar in. If only politicians had been so ready to tell banks how to run their businesses 5-6 years ago, or the EU hadn't... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2012 at grumpyoldmen
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Are you a 38 degreer? http://www.38degrees.org.uk/ In recent months….no probably a year I have signed every petition 38 degrees have asked me to. Not because I’m an easy touch, or because I’m anti-establishment but because those causes struck a chord. But the question I would like to ask all local... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2012 at grumpyoldmen
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No, I’m not talking about the mindless gangs of young people smashing and looting English cities, although they do indeed need tackling and given prison sentences instead of a being fined and told off. I’m in fact talking about the other end of our social spectrum. The so-called investment bankers;... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2011 at grumpyoldmen
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U-Turn Dave If times were not so serious a lot of the current government shenanigans would be laughable. A comedy scriptwriter couldn’t make it up. Let’s first skip past the pre-election promises they did U-turns on because let us face it politicians would promise you a night of passion with... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2011 at grumpyoldmen
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Big Society......Quality time....... Deplaning...............I'm going to give it 110%! Are these catch phrases dreamed up to shift the focus away from the real problem? Let's face it "The Big Society" paints a vaguely rosy picture of us all (in the UK) being better more caring citizens....but by the looks of... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2011 at grumpyoldmen