First things first, it is with great sorrow that I bring you this news ...
The joy of popping bubble wrap may be at an end as the creators launch a new more cost-effective which will no longer pop when squeezed.
How did I miss this one?
As a mini-heatwave hits Britain we could hear cauliflowers singing as so-called cauliflower creak sees their florets rubbing together. (I don't know which is the more miraculous, a British heatwave OR singing vegetables. TT)
Two men have come up with a unique way of combating the birthday induced anxiety caused by only remembering to buy a birthday card at the last minute by sending each other the same card for the last forty years.
Best image of the week ....
A strawberry that looks like a chicken has been found at a farm near Edinburgh.
And in the news from my home town ...
Having scaled one of Newcastle's most iconic landmarks on Father's Day (21st June) a campaigner from Heaton has written a tongue-in-cheek online review* of the city's Tyne Bridge's 'draughty' accommodation which he praises for its central location and 'spectacular views'.
A man who took a 'large magnet' with him to a popular East Sussex seaside pier in an attempt to pull 10p coins towards him from an arcade machine has been fined the equivalent of 3450 10p pieces.
* Sadly this has now taken down by administrators because it does not meet the site's criteria.