Saturday 28 February 2015

Friday 27 February 2015

Bloody awful picture of a swan dullness

Coventry Telegraph: Swan lands on road

Great photo. It must have been going like the clappers.

Spotter's Badge: Rob R

Wednesday 25 February 2015

Hedge dullness

Henley Standard: Hedge at Wargrave Rec (scene of my famous goal for 1st Hurst Cubs against the local ne'er-do-wells) needs a bit of a trim

I'd volunteer, but - y'know - my face not welcome round those parts since my famous goal for 1st Hurst Cubs against the local ne'er-do-wells

Tuesday 24 February 2015

Hair extension press release disguised as news

Leamington Courier: Hair extensions company gears up for growth

Racoon International is the number-one supplier of high-quality, glamorous human hair extensions to salons, session stylists and global partners.

And here's a lovely picture of a racoon. Don't have nightmares.

Spotter's Badge: Rob

Monday 23 February 2015

Sunday 22 February 2015

PM in the pub dullness

Bucks Free Press: Cameron pops into a pub to use the toilet, buys a packet of Wotsits

Of course, there should be a law against going into a pub to use the toilet and not buying at least a swift half.

Saturday 21 February 2015

Bus timetable chaos dullness

Keighley News: Dog sick on a bus

"The animal vomited on the 1.20pm 697 service between Keighley and Bradford. As a result, the subsequent 2.18pm 696 bus from Bradford to Keighley was cancelled because the vehicle was deemed unsuitable for passengers. Bus operator Transdev sent a replacement vehicle which restarted the route at 2.32pm on Thornton Road at Four Lane Ends" 

Spotter's Badge: Chris, Zoe

Wednesday 18 February 2015

Big cat question to which the answer is NO

Aberdeen Press and Journal: Is there a big cat on the loose in Scotland?

No. No there is not.

It's a normal-sized cat too far away for your eye to make an accurate judgement on its size. As it always is.

Sunday 15 February 2015

Thursday 12 February 2015

Tuesday 10 February 2015

Spinning sign dullness

Northampton Chronicle: Spinning sign draws public's attention to climate change

Click through to see it in action. You will be AMAZED*

* Not AMAZED in the slightest

Spotter's Badge: Mike

Sunday 8 February 2015

Teapot dullness

Get Bucks: Man's hand freed from teapot

I was certain that I had run this story before, but apparantly not.

Update: His hand now stuck in a sugar caddy

Friday 6 February 2015

Thursday 5 February 2015

Wednesday 4 February 2015

Monday 2 February 2015

South London dullness double bill

News Shopper: Fox seen in the distance at railway station

And from the same reporter...

News Shopper: Man offers to fight Frozen fans

They've really run out of news in Lewisham, haven't they?

Spotter's Badge: Neil