Sunday, 15 February 2009

Sunday's blues

Not a great day, spending the morning in bed and I'm really sluggish. I taught a class with 30 in it yesterday and it was great, walked the dog, watched the footie and rugby, had a nice meal but was exhausted by the end of it.

My weight is now 90.5kg. Some of that is the tablets removing the water causing the bloating. I started at over 100kg pre-surgery. I'm OK usually during the day with the tablets, but at night i feel nauseous.

Heavy drinkers are receiving nearly one in four of the UK's liver transplants, it was revealed last night, igniting a furious row about the ethics of allocating organs to people with alcohol problems. Figures show that transplants for heavy drinkers have risen by more than 60% in the past decade, while waiting lists have lengthened. In December 1997, 180 people in the UK were awaiting a liver transplant, compared with 325 in the same month last year. The Observer, Sunday 15 February 2009

This joke was sent to me. I am useless with jokes. I don't think i visualise them so i dont tell them well. This one though i would tell whilst working the doors back in 94!

The seven dwarfs go to the Vatican , and because they are the seven dwarfs, they are immediately ushered in to see the Pope. Grumpy leads the pack.

'Grumpy, my son,' says the Pope, 'What can I do for you?'

Grumpy asks, 'Excuse me your Excellency, but are there any dwarf nuns in Rome ?'

The Pope wrinkles his brow at the odd question, thinks for a moment and answers, 'No, Grumpy, there are no dwarf nuns in Rome .'

In the background, a few of the dwarfs start giggling. Grumpy turns around and glares, silencing them.

Grumpy turns back, 'Your Worship, are there any dwarf nuns in all of Europe ?'

The Pope, puzzled now, again thinks for a moment and then answers, 'No, Grumpy, there are no dwarf nuns in Europe ...'

This time, all of the other dwarfs burst into laughter.

Once again, Grumpy turns around and silences them with an angry glare.

Grumpy turns back and says, 'Mr. Pope! Are there ANY dwarf nuns anywhere in the world?'

The Pope, really confused by the questions says, 'I'm sorry, my son, there are no dwarf nuns anywhere in the world.'

The other dwarfs collapse into a heap, rolling and laughing, pounding the floor, tears rolling down their cheeks, as they begin chanting......

'Grumpy shagged a penguin!' 'Grumpy shagged a penguin!'

1 comment:

Anonymous said...


the word I have to type in to verify I'm not a spam bot is, yes you've guessed it, "FARTL"


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