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Bum Note

18Aug16

Is there a problem with the world’s largest aircraft? This week, the Airlander 10 took to the skies above Bedfordshire for its maiden voyage. The airship has been nicknamed “The Flying Bum” because of its bulbous exterior. It uses helium to become airborne and can stay in the air for about five days. That’s the […]


I thought I had no real connection to John Lennon until now… For most of the 80s and 90s I lived in Australia and New Zealand and used to impress the locals with the fact that I was born in the same hospital as John Lennon. I was the frontman in a 60s cover band […]


How would you like it if while you were having a relaxing moment, someone started using an angle grinder, just a few yards away from you? How about a pneumatic drill or a chainsaw? That’s what happens in public toilets. It’s since hot air hand driers became supercharged. Some of them are louder than any […]