If it’s news to me, it must be news to you!
The latest artwork by ‘patriotic’ artist Jon McNaughton depicts The Donald riding a red, white and blue motorcycle with Melania on the pillion.
Many drivers are unaware of the things they can be fined for including driving with snow on the car roof and driving barefoot or in flip-flops.
Shaken and stirred
It was a bad week for right-wing extremist Tommy Robinson (real name Stephen Yaxley-Lennon) who twice had milkshakes thrown at him.
Adopt a box
BT has put up 4,800 telephone boxes for adoption to be given a new lease of life by being converted into mini-libraries, art museums, cake shops and even nightclubs. I recall seeing one in Chapel-en-le-Frith but I think it due for closure when we visited.
In other little-library news
Elsewhere, a woman in Idaho has turned the stump of a 110-year-old cottonwood tree into a free library.
A whiff of death
Mrs P often chides me over my poor sense of smell which is rather worrying because a poor sense of smell can indicate impending death.
What you don’t need
After running a marathon dressed as Big Ben, this is the last thing you need. To add insult to injury he then had his costume stolen from outside a pub.
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A twisting maze of tiny buildings crafted from discarded cardboard boxes is the heart of an eye-catching art piece in the Philippines highlighting the humble material’s value to millions of people.
Bringing parrots into disrepute
Police in Brazil have arrested a parrot that had been trained to act as a lookout for drug dealers.
Another of the Celtic greats, Stevie Chalmers who scored the winner in the 1967 European Cup final; trailblazing film director John Singleton; Doreen Spooner, the first female staff photographer on a British newspaper; Watergate CIA agent James McCord and; 7-foot-2-inch Chewbacca Star Wars actor Peter Mayhew.