According to the Arizona-based Elysian Fields Foundation (EFF) Kale provides a natural cure for addiction. Incredibly, the UK government went so far as to prepare a programme of public information bulletins exhorting mass Kale production and the introduction of Kale stew in primary schools. Ongoing research concluded, however, that claims Kale can cure addiction are […]
Read More Kale (2014, Fad)
In the early years of his presidency an aid attempted to draw a picture of a cat on JFK’s stomach. The president was napping in the Oval Office and a plan was hatched to crawl in, lift his t-shirt and draw a cat in green Biro. The aid, however, was shot dead by an unnamed […]
Read More JFK’s Stomach (1962, Prank)
After the introduction of the three-day week Heath’s Conservative government feared civil unrest. Recently released cabinet papers show that plans had been made to switch the seat of national government to Croydon as a diversionary tactic. Heath himself had a piano installed in a basement room beneath the Whitgift Centre.
Read More Croydon (1974, Capital City)
Towards the end of 2017 it was often heard said that Bromley was becoming the ‘new Islington’.
Read More Bromley is the new Islington (2018, Saying)
Bergman’s 1956 short about a Korean gong master was lost to the world after a fire in Oslo.
Read More Wong (1956, Film)