Will the real Mitt Romney please stand up?
Almost too good to be true.
On the Death of a Politician
Here richly, with ridiculous display,
The Politician’s corpse was laid away.
While all of his acquaintance sneered and slanged
I wept : for I had longed to see him hanged.
~ Hilaire Belloc
Kit and the Widow played this at the BBC’s new Comedy Prom, which is well worth a watch. It’s very clever - sort of a classical version of the Four Chord Song I linked to a few months ago. The only disappointment about the Comedy Prom was that Bill Bailey didn’t make an appearance!
PS My favourite bit starts at around 1:31!
As a road cyclist, it is quite unusual for me to go mountain biking. However, going today for the first time in a few years has convinced me that I must get back into it: not only is the riding exhilarating, but the views are incredible! The only worrying moment came as I tiptoed around a large black bull which had stationed itself directly in my path…
Do you speak English?
It’s funny ‘cause it’s true…
Some highlights from my trip to Wimbledon on June 28th, 2011.