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Cliff Richard’s music kills plants – Black Sabbath makes them thrive

England Wimbledon Cliff Richard

THE relationship between music and plants has been long muttered about, despite the fact plants don’t have ears. Prince Charlies plays songs to his shrubbery and even Stevie Wonder dedicated an entire LP to our flowering friends.

However, a new experiment has shown that Sir Cliff Richard’s music may actually kill our green cousins.

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Posted: 22nd, April 2013 | In: Music, Reviews | Comments (5)

Story Of The Day: Potting Compost Gives You Legionnaire’s Disease

SCARE Story of the Day: Potting Compost Gives You Legionnaire’s Disease:

August-September are the Dog Days for journos. Nothing happens when the UK population holidays.

News gets tight and silly stories appear. This one dates from MARCH and only just surfaces in the spiked and dross rubbish heap which makes it Dog Day front page newsworthy.

“Health warnings are to be put on bags of potting compost after a Scottish gardener caught Legionnaire’s disease through an open wound,’ says today’s Herald.

“The 67-year-old was infected through a cut in his hand after opening a bag of compost in March and three other Scottish cases of the same strand of the disease in 2008 and 2009.

“Legionnaire’s has been linked to gardening in several countries, including the United States and Holland, but the four Scots cases are the first in the UK.”

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Posted: 3rd, September 2010 | In: Reviews | Comment

David Cameron Cuddles Up To Brussels – He Prefers Gardening To Football

OLD Cammety Cams the PR man did an interview on the Alan Titchmarsh Show on ITV yesterday where he finally came clean. Unlike Raith Rovers obsessed Gordon Brown, Dave admitted that in spite of a mild flirtation with Aston Villa when it comes down to it he prefers hanging out with veggies (no jokes about the shadow cabinet please) than watching ballet for the masses.

David Cameron Posters

So should footy fans be worried that the possible PM isn’t really on their team. On one level no. Then again the last Tory PM who didn’t like football consistently gave fans a good kicking with planned identity cards, wire terraces etc. I think football has a few rocky years ahead, mainly due to the way the clubs are run financially, and the last thing we need is people with little understanding of the game meddling with it.

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Posted: 11th, March 2010 | In: Politicians | Comment (1)