We recently carried a story about Essex Chronicle girl Kate Eshmade spending a day with the Territorial Army. She wasn’t the only hack from around the country who spent time in the company of the part-time soldiers at their Midlands
Laughter is the best medicine and our regular round-up of press and media funnies aims to put a smile on the most downcast of faces.
From amusingly misspelt headlines to double-entendres of the first degree, we want to feature them on this page.
We used to round them up into collections of ‘Friday Funnies’ and these can still be viewed here, but we will now be publishing them individually both here and on the site homepage.
If you spot one, tell us about it at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Professional and celebrity mums often choose a caesarian delivery for their babies, believing it to be the easier option. But the op can be riskier than natural birth with a longer recovery time.Evening Express reporter Suzy Aspley reveals that had
Page 2 of 2 And despite the fact that I had excellent care from everyone in the hospital, it is not something which I or my partner would want to repeat. After the op I could barely sit up and
A weekly column reproduced from the Bristol Evening Post Page 1 of 2 That Bridget Jones woman has a lot to answer for. All over the country, women are whining on about their weight, their meaningless lives and the state
A weekly column reproduced from the Bristol Evening Post Page 2 of 2 We men invest an awful lot of cash in a relationship. Apart from the costs incurred during the initial wooing (Babycham, cinema tickets and chips), it seems
A weekly column reproduced from the Bristol Evening Post Page 1 of 2 I’ve decided to go into the restaurant business. Well everyone else is. Not a day passes without another poor sap sinking his life savings into a Polynesian-Irish
A weekly column reproduced from the Bristol Evening Post Page 1 of 2 Am I alone in wondering why all the fuss about Sophie Rhys-Jones wanting to earn a few bob? Let’s face it, she’s married to an inept Mummy’s
Come fly with me! by Graham Smith Page 3 of 3 Down on the ground for repair the Hawk looks tiny. It is made of aluminium, same as your grandad’s greenhouse, and frankly I think I would prefer to be
Vive la difference! by Graham Smith Page 2 of 3 You stick your nose out, remember to stay on the right and then you glance in the mirror. There are seventeen French people in assorted vehicles examining the small letters
Vive la difference! by Graham Smith Page 3 of 3 The outdoor tables at a high-class restaurant edge precariously onto the roadside. More than once a diner almost ended up with roast duck, orange sauce, a side salad and a
A weekly column reproduced from the Bristol Evening Post Page 1 of 2 We are told that a shortage of vets is causing a backlog of Foot and Mouth-infected animals waiting to be slaughtered. Well it’s time to mobilise the
A weekly column reproduced from the Bristol Evening Post Page 2 of 2 Seventeen primary school children in Brighton have made themselves ill after eating daffodils and were sent home clutching their stomachs in pain. Why should we put up
Bristol Observer reporter Jayne Taylor suffers a daily trauma – and that’s before she gets to work… Read on to find out how she copes with the local public transport Page 1 of 2 ARGH! I might be in the
Come fly with me! by Graham Smith Freelance journalist Graham Smith, Managing Editor of Mediaworld PR Ltd, spends a day with the Red Arrows aerobatics team. Page 1 of 3 You would not want to fly with Andrew Offer after
Come fly with me! by Graham Smith Page 2 of 3 Blacking out? Apparently when they do one particular manoeuvre, which involves hurtling two aircraft towards each other so you couldn’t put a pencil between them, they pull a G