Doggerel Dave

You jolly folks in the UK OK?

News from your sceptred isle don’t seem good…

The Late-Night Extra sounds grim; who holds sway?

Be of good cheer, then disaster withstood.

  • Author: Doggerel Dave (Pseudonym) (Offline Offline)
  • Published: October 20th, 2022 07:26
  • Category: Unclassified
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  • crypticbard

    What's goin' on now? Haven't seen the news today.

    • Doggerel Dave

      Wot no news all day? Don't you feel deprived? Obviously not...... But what if........?

      Hang in there - the world keeps turning.... for a little while...!!!

      • crypticbard

        True. News was like an addictive elixir to my past days, Dave. But of late it hasn't been the same. Journalism is quite xanthine in the late 20th c to today. Or perhaps my mind is playing tricks on me as it has such a proclivity.

      • Fay Slimm.

        "Who holds sway" is the question more than many are asking here Dave - - - I like your choice of the word "grim" to describe news of continuous changes toward more disaster made in these hallowed isles right now.

        • Doggerel Dave

          Here in Oz a fair old proportion, if they haven't managed to disguise themselves, own up to being British or of British ancestry. All are clinging on hard to the underside of Earth while them as should be happy and stable right side up are, it would seem, falling apart at the seams.
          How can this be, Fay? No need to answer that, as it may not be heard through the maelstrom of bad news pouring down upon us...

        • orchidee

          Wot! British stiff upper lip not surviving? Ye gads, what bounders, what cads say such a thing?! lol.

          • Doggerel Dave

            Hard to say, Orchi 'cos not only their upper lip, but the whole jaw apparently frozen, their teeth ground to stumps... It's obvious they've employed special agents to spread all these falsities around in order to destabilize the govt............................................................

          • Neville

            we really are in desperate need of a general election .. I had no time at all for our last two PM's one being an utter lying narcissist & the most recent about as thick as a brick ..

            • Doggerel Dave

              Apart from that, all is well then? Britannia may not rule quite all the waves anymore - but Brits are quite happy to sit back, do their knitting...and enjoy their Morris dancing.... I should think....

            • Paul Bell

              Just another disaster before the real disaster starts work tomorrow.
              Probably bomb some island we own to deflect attention away from the mayhem.

              • Doggerel Dave

                Ah - got you now - you are the current govt's strategist.

              • sorenbarrett

                Years ago in Brazil they made an attempt to match each bad item on the news with a good one. However, now it all seems bad, I guess they ran out of good ideas.

                • Doggerel Dave

                  I'd say they are pretty hard to come by right now.
                  And with that thought I'm off to bed - yep, really!

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