Wednesday 31 December 2014


Plymouth Herald: Drunk student falls asleep in urinal

For the love of God, if you're going to get plastered tonight, keep it harmless.

Monday 29 December 2014

Sunday 28 December 2014

Baby scan dullness

Manchester Evening News: Parents have a baby scan

Well done. Congratulations on your weird-shaped baby.

Spotter's Badge: Kate

Thursday 25 December 2014

Wednesday 24 December 2014

Tuesday 23 December 2014

Wednesday 17 December 2014

Monday 15 December 2014

Crap Christmas Tree Round-Up

Wigan Today: Crap Christmas tree

Liverpool Echo: Crap Christmas tree

Manchester Evening News: Crap Christmas tree

Stamford Mercury: Crap Christmas tree

Stoke Sentinel: Crap Christmas tree

Northern Echo: Crap Christmas tree

Spotter's Badge: Len

Cow dullness

Dorset Echo: Eight cows on the road in Abbotsbury

Have you lost a specific number of cows near a large memorial to a sailor in Dorset? They are probably your cows.

Spotter's Badge: James

Sunday 14 December 2014

Toilet sign dullness

Basingstoke Gazette: Council spunks eight quid on new toilet signs

I hope they went through the proper acquisition and tendering processes before they committed to this extravagance.

Friday 12 December 2014

Legal advice dullness

Basingstoke Gazette: How to avoid legal disputes over using your business rivals' trademarks in online advertising

Keywords: Advertising, Google, Adwords, Copyright, Intellectual Property, Legal Advice, Lamb Brooks, Waste of two minutes of my life reading this

Wednesday 10 December 2014

Squirrel dullness

Watford Observer: Squirrel runs amok at school

Top copy writing here:

Headteacher at the Southsea Avenue school, Mrs Bal-Richards, said they were monitoring the situation and the caretaker is being extra vigilant...

She said: "We will be monitoring the situation and the caretaker is being extra vigilant"

Spotter's Badge: TRT, Mike

Tuesday 9 December 2014

Monday 8 December 2014

Saturday 6 December 2014

Friday 5 December 2014

TOWIE perfume dullness

Northampton Chronicle: Somebody out of TOWIE to launch perfume in Corby branch of Tesco

That's the big time, right there.

 Reading Post: Meanwhile, in Reading

Keep milking it son, it's panto next year,

Spotter's Badge: Mike

Thursday 4 December 2014

Spaceman weirdness

St Albans Review: Astronaut spotted at St Albans railway station

It's a sad, sad story: Major Tom's been forced onto public transport since being outed as a junkie by David Bowie.

Spoon dullness

Lancashire Telegraph: 'Mystery' as school loses 65 spoons

Barely worthy of a note home to parents, let alone a splash in the local paper. Unless - of course - there is some sort of Breaking Bad evil to which I am not acquainted.

Spotter's Badge: Karen

Wednesday 3 December 2014

Johnny Depp dullness

Eastern Daily Press: Actor visits Norwich, buys bath

It's just method acting. He's about to make a film about a man who buys bathroom fittings in regional towns, as it happens.

Monday 1 December 2014

Street light anger

Wokingham Times: Street light catches fire

Observant blog author notes that the stock photo is actually outside his old dentist surgery in Reading.

Sunday 30 November 2014

Saturday 29 November 2014

Bollards dullness

Henley Standard: New bollards

And if that wasn't enough excitement:

Henley Standard: New bus shelters

Two! Two of them!

Friday 28 November 2014

Traffic lights dullness

East Anglia Daily Times: Lights fail on the A134 near Thetford

I've seen no report saying they've been fixed, so one can only assume that the poor people held up are still there.

Spotter's Badge: Kate

Thursday 27 November 2014

Wednesday 26 November 2014

Local planning dullness

Worcester News: Council says no to bungalow

And quite right too. Bungalows are a scourge on our society.

No... wait... that's crack dens.

Tuesday 25 November 2014

Monday 24 November 2014

Dowsing dullness

Falmouth Packet: Idiots needed to take up dowsing

Count me out, as I'm not an idiot.

"... a tool for harmonising your home and enhancing your well-being"

Neither am I a tool.

New shop dullness

Leamington Courier: Shop moves to larger premises

Ably assisted by someone in a one-piece jumpsuit

Spotter's Badge: Rob R

Sunday 23 November 2014