Ten Really Crap Things Relating To Christmas You’ll Be Happy To See The Back Of For Another Year

World's Tallest Christmas Tree

World’s Tallest Christmas Tree

1 – Turkey.

If you – like us here at Café Spike HQ – chose turkey as your bird of choice for Christmas dinner, you probably won’t be too upset if you don’t clap eyes on another one until next Christmas. [Read more…]

Share

Shut Up Ye Merry Gentlemen!

We Promised You Fireworks!

We Promised You Fireworks!

Litter from America
By Frank E. Jordan

What I’ve learned in my 61 years is that if you spend too much time in the past, you get trapped there, especially if the past is all you have to get you through the day. I am as much a historian as anything I may be. But the past is the past. [Read more…]

Share

Yes! It’ll Be A White Christmas – Then We’ll All Die Horribly

A popular UK tabloid came under fire today after it reported that the world will explode into a gazillion pieces on New Year’s Eve at about two seconds to midnight, softening the blow by adding that at least we’re all in for a white Christmas. Which is nice.

The tabloid in question, which we can’t name because they paid us not to, has been lambasted by media watchdogs the world over for what has been described as ‘hugely irresponsible and wildly inaccurate reportage.’ [Read more…]

Share

Cheer Up – It’s Christmas Already!

The bad news is that summer is over and it’s hello again to grey skies, cold winds and incessant rain – but the good news is that it’s Christmas time once more, and we even have a couple of celebrations to help us along the way, which helps as we’re now officially out of bank holidays. So, we have Halloween to celebrate and we have Guy Fawkes night in the run up to Christmas and Boxing Days. [Read more…]

Share