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R.I.P Ronnie

Ronnie Barker

Sad news this week about the passing of Ronnie Barker, who was a much loved figure in millions of homes all over the world.

As a kid growing up in the 70′s I remember “The Two Ronnies“, “Porridge” and “Open all hours” as particular favourites, but there were of course many others; the one thing you could be certain of, is if Ronnie B was on the screen, you would have a laugh!

Ronnie was also the first to recognise the talents of David Jason and Nicholas Lyndhurst and it could be said that he helped plant and nurture the seeds that would grow into the much-loved Peckham partnership of Del-boy and Rodney. He was also a prolific writer, an excellent actor and from all accounts a very nice bloke to boot!

So long Ronnie and thanks for the memories!

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“God’s” President?

Bush receives instruction.

In an interesting story on the BBC website, the White House have claimed that Dubya did NOT invade Iraq after being told to, by God.

Well that’s a relief! I’m sure the 350,000+ civilian dead will be as pleased as I am to know that the White House has not started addressing Dick Cheney as “God” (at least not yet).

I wonder why “God” doesn’t tell Dubya to invade countries without massive oil reserves? roll eyes

Anyone else know why…? confused

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