Archive for March 15, 2019


Posted in Uncategorized on March 15, 2019 by telescoper

Well, it’s St Patrick’s Day on Sunday (17th March), the day before which is a certain rugby match between Wales and Ireland in Cardiff, and the day after which is a Bank Holiday in Ireland. I’m therefore taking a short break to enjoy the long weekend. Normal service will be resumed as soon as possible, but in the meantime there will be a short intermission.


Semper Cavete Quod Idibus Martiis

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , on March 15, 2019 by telescoper

Today is the Ides of March so I thought I’d keep up the little tradition I’ve established of posting this  priceless bit of British cultural history relevant to such a fateful day.

This is from the First Folio Edition of Carry On Cleo, and stars the sublime Kenneth Williams as Julius Caesar delivering one of the funniest lines in the whole Carry On series. The joke may be nearly as old as me, but it’s still a cracker…