Tuesday 30 October 2012

Swan dullness

This is Hull and East Riding: Swan causes road delays

Spotter's Badge: L0wey

Kiwi fruit dullness

Watford Observer: Talk on kiwi fruit

Not even disguising it as the Chinese Gooseberry can cover up the dullness.

Spotter's Badge: TRT

Wednesday 24 October 2012

Salad dullness

Yorkshire Evening Post: Caterpillar found in salad

Good grief - things that eat salad found on salad? I remember when you expected a few creepy crawlies in your greens and argh I'm turning into my dad.

Spotter's Badge: Paul

Beauty salon dullness

This is Total Essex: Waxing bar to open in Essex

The Essex economy has reached the stage where the only shops opening ARE Waxing bars.

Tuesday 9 October 2012

Bell-ringing dullness

Halifax Courier: Man writes book on the history of hand-bell ringing

“This is the first definitive book on handbell ringing. It had to be published.”

Company celebrates anniversary dullness

Brighouse Echo: Award for forward thinking company

Teetering on the edge of dullness. At least they don't make and distribute cardboard boxes

Spotter's Badge: Ross

Saturday 6 October 2012



Yes, I know The Journal is a national title, but THIS IS IMPORTANT

Escaped cow dullness

Farnborough News and Mail: Bull escapes from abattoir

This one's got a happy ending: They caught and killed it!

Trapped in lift dullness

Bracknell Forest Standard: Woman trapped in lift

And not the first time on these pages that the Bracknell fire service have arrived too late to assist in life-or-death situations 

Monday 1 October 2012

Farming dullness

Ongar Gazette: Ploughing match in Ongar

Not only dull, but gives our chief sexist writer the chance to say "I'd plough her furrow"

Spotter's Badge: Barry

Sheep dullness

Lancashire Telegraph: Sheep falls into canal

Spotter's Badge: Jason