Doesn’t it strike you as ironic that newspapers are teaming with critics of a modern age who bemoan the fact that fame today has become more about image and not substance, notoriety and not talent, yet become celebrities in their own right? If we disregard that hypocrisy, it is an interesting challenge to a society [...]
Category: General Babble
You would be forgiven for assuming that Torbay’s only claim to literary fame rests with one woman. After all, her influence, arguably, extends beyond that of any other modern writer – she is the world’s bestselling author having sold upwards of four billion novels worldwide and she characterised a period in British writing which infatuated [...]
On my last post I uploaded a photo and asked if you could find the 16 faces, how did you get on? Seeing faces in this photo is quite subjective, you may have seen a different number of faces to a friend, or another reader. The reason for this is, as humans our brains are [...]
Re-posted from April 2010..
‘I’m better off on benefits than working’
That’s what I heard someone say, and not for the first time, how often do you hear people say this? How can the working person be worse off than the person in the same situation that CHOOSES not to work and claim benefits? Now lets not be [...]
Ok, before you read this list of The Worst Things In Torquay, note that I didn’t write this, nor is it to be taken as my opinion of Torquay. This list it taken from another website I found whilst researching Torquay. It’s also a tad out of date but an interesting read of tourist opinions non the [...]
In the unlikely event that you havent seen the video yet….here it is…Torbados by Hoodie BigCol & LadyV.
And now the latest video to storm the bay….’The Making Of Torbados’.
To quote ‘Hoodie’
Torquay. A town of wonderful contradictions. The natural beauty of the Bay and the glamour of the private yachts and cafe bars sit alongside a [...]
St. George is the patron saint of England. His emblem and ours, a red cross on a white background, is the flag of England. It was adopted by Richard The Lion heart and brought to England in the 12th century. The king’s soldiers wore it on their tunics to avoid confusion in battle.
St. George’s Day [...]