If you have vague memories of being beaten with
upturned walking sticks at school, or possibly the Scouts, then you've played Shinty. "A
game for those with Brave Heart and Willing Limb".
Outrageously named site dealing in
50s etc furniture that often has some truly bizarre hifi under "Objects".
of NaTCH's many irritating habits is to ask "What was the name of Hopalong
Cassidy's horse?" People always answer "Trigger"
- even though they know Trigger was Roy Rogers' horse. (There's a very
jolly midi file once you enter the site!)
We don't get The Red Green Show in the UK. Lord NaTCH has only seen it
because his chum Ethan sent him a vid. As his Lordship peered through
the multi hued mists of an NTSC tape on long play he realised Red Green is a
cross between Home Improvements and Men Behaving Badly. To quote Red
"It ain't smart but it's what humans do." Red has also
observed that cyclists should get off the road and onto the pavement/sidewalk
where they belong. "But not outside my house - that's where I park
the Transit". Nice to know that some things are so universal.
Elvira has a particularly, erhm, useful "Dress to
Excess" page of beauty tips. It perhaps says something about his
Lordship that he was disappointed to discover that Elvira is the artificial
creation of blonde actress Cassandra Peterson ... but then the bio doesn't
specifically state that Ms Peterson
doesn't sleep in a