Written by Amanda Wilkie


The Round-Up

Amanda Wilkie trawls the internet so you don’t have to. This week there’s a close-brush with nature and a message hidden in the jumpers.

The BBC made a bit of a cock-up with the typo in this headline.

Screenshot of BBC 'Hardon Collider' news story

Oh the huge manatee!

Girl upset by manatee

This teenage girl’s extremely over-the-top reaction when encountering a harmless manatee is quite priceless. She filmed the ‘dramatic ordeal’ using a selfie stick. Enough said.

I found probably the worst VIP area ever.

Cordoned-off toilet

This graffiti shows us just how cruel kids can really be…

Grafitti reading 'Kyle eats sodium-free rice cakes'


@FionaCuffed on Twitter pointed out in reference to this sign that “Baby sure does”:

Shop sign reading 'baby needs' then 'beers & wines'

There’s rats and then there’s this rat. *hums Mission Impossible theme tune*

Rat straddling between two bins


Spotted in H&M by @jimmyhawes on Twitter. I think he may have had a small hand in the setup but it still much amused my childish side.

Jumper with a 'W' design next to one with an anchor motif

Have a good weekend, all!

Chalked sign reading 'Anyone have plans to stare at their phone somewhere exciting this weekend?'


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Written by Amanda Wilkie

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