I know I said there wouldn't be any Media Monday post until the 8th of April but having found myself with more time to spare than I had anticipated I decided to give you all an Easter gift in the form of this post.
Ouch!!!!!! That had to bring tears to the eyes. George King is one of the biggest babies born in Britain after topping the scales at a whopping 15lb 7oz (7kg) – about twice the average weight. MORE
I think I'll stick with the traditional egg. After having been deep-fried and turned into ice-cream now, the Creme Egg is getting a new role… as a cocktail. Made with rum, chocolate liqueur and, of course, the famous Cadbury Creme Egg it has a staggering 987 calories. MORE
And talking of eggs .... The femur bone of a dodo (expected to fetch £10,000 and £1500) and the giant partially fossilised egg of an elephant bird (pictured right) are being put up for auction at Christie's. MORE
Most bizarre story of the week ...... Squirrel sets fire to house causing £20,000 worth of damage. As diversions go it sounds completely nuts – but a funeral car filled with relatives of the deceased had to pull a U-turn on the way to a cemetery after a mourner learned a squirrel had sparked a blaze at his home in Romford, Essex. MORE
Then again, perhaps this is just as bizarre ..... Hundreds of people showed up at the Cardiff memorial of Nick Boign, sheep and local celebrity. MORE
And whilst on the subject of sheep ..... Born on a farm in North Yorkshire and weighing only 1kg (the weight of a bag of sugar) Micro Lamb has her own Twitter account, her latest Tweet reading "I'm busy playing in the lovely warm kitchen, saying hello to the dog, chasing the farmer, sleeping under the chairs. This is such fun! Baa."
Not even enough time to send a postcard. Hundreds of ferry passengers on a mini-cruise to Amsterdam endured a 700-mile round trip to Holland that took 30 hours instead of the usual 13 on storm-lashed seas, but spent just six minutes there... in a car park. MORE
What? Deemed unfit to do Community Service because of a shoulder injury, a convicted drugs dealer was ordered by a judge to write a 5,000 word essay on the dangers of drugs and their effect on society. MORE
Old Age Pensioner's behaving badly ...... An old folk's bingo night descended into farce when two rival players had a punch-up. Police were called as the OAPs in their late 60s traded blows after one accused the other of shouting “house” too early. MORE
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