Written by Amanda Wilkie


The Round-Up

Amanda Wilkie trawls the internet so you don’t have to. This week she’s found some angry slippers and the worst three-star review you’ll ever see.

Barbara needs to chill.

vandalism voxpop


Let’s remember that at this university in Japan, students can wear whatever they choose to their graduation ceremony.

graduation fancy dress


“Hey, traffic warden, wanna play a game?”



Party poopers.

carpet-eating prohibition


Worrying to think what would have to happen in a place for Terry to give it no stars.

pub review


Probably the angriest slippers you will see today.

angry slippers


Well, everybody knows that brid is the wrod.

Brid pots for sale



dog waterski rescue


“Jim did the poll that’s in the paper today.”

“Jim from the office downstairs or Jim who doesn’t understand how polls work?”

nonsense poll


Poor Thomas the Tank Engine. Say no to drugs, kids.

rusting train


A mashup of a hundred dance scenes from movies to Uptown Funk. Well worth four minutes and 48 seconds of your time.


It was recently Roald Dahl Day and this, from The Twits, is something to always remember.

twits excerpt


How I wait for a takeaway to be delivered.

cat through venetian blind


Have a good weekend everyone!

wine sign


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Written by Amanda Wilkie

Mum of two. Wife of one. Lover of wine. Head full of random wit and nonsense.