One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest

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Afew weeks ago I went to the quacks for my annual check-up. Why they call it an “annual” check-up I have no idea because I have never had one before in my whole life. While I was there I was also asked if I had received my flu-jab yet. I told them that I hadn’t and neither had I had one any other year for that matter. I stated that I don’t like the idea of bugs being injected into my system to help my system learn to fight off the very bugs they were injecting into me. Wouldn’t it be a better idea not to get flu bugs anywhere near me in the first place, let alone through a hypodermic needle?

Welcome Back My Friends To The Show That Never Ends

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Some of you may have been wondering where the hell we have been after we disappeared so quickly and without much notice last weekend. As many of you would have been aware, before we vanished we had been working on restoring all our archive and classic posts – a big job in itself as we have 3,791 posts with over 70,000 comments stretching back to 2006. The frustrating part was how long the whole process was taking. Edward and I were getting through about a dozen posts a day – on a good day – checking them, replacing missing media and solving layout problems. This meant it was going to take over a year to complete. We were also being slowed down by having to write new posts and moderate comments, etc. We needed a cunning plan!

Chas Hodges Dies

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Chas Hodges – one half of our all-time favourite sing-a-long group, Chas & Dave – has died at the age of 74. The duo’s Twitter account said he recently received treatment for oesophageal cancer but died peacefully in his sleep in the early hours of this morning. Known for their Rock ‘n’ Cockney style, the pair enjoyed the height of their fame in the 1970s and 1980s with hits such as Rabbit, The Sideboard Song, Margate, Gertcha, Snooker Loopy and even the theme song to In Sickness And In Health. They also performed four FA Cup final songs with Tottenham Hotspur FC.

Andreaa’s Funnies #23

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Hello, its 12 O’clock and time for some funnies. Unfortunately, Andreaa has skived off on another holiday to Turkey because she enjoyed the last one so much. So it is left to me to cover her backside as always. Last time she went away she gave me a couple of posts for me to post in her absence. No such luck this time. To be fair though, she doesn’t half work some hours for that shop of hers so maybe we can let her off this time. Unfortunately, it means you will have to put up with me for the next couple of weeks.

Talking Shit #122

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Today we are going to ask everyone who visits Jammy Toast to just “Talk Shit” for the day. We ask that anyone who visits Jammy Toast leaves a comment on just about any subject they choose. Funny or sad, true or false, real or fake; we don’t give a shit as long as it is entertaining and doesn’t really hurt anyone. We ask you to do this because we are too busy to think of anything else to post – hopefully everyone will like the freedom to whine and bitch. The rules are pretty simple to explain – basically, anything goes!

Granny And The Pigeons

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For a few weeks now Granny has been feeding the pigeons that gather around the house. One or two of the birds used to be on the roof or in the back garden and Granny got into the habit of feeding them any left-over bread or some of the seeds she buys for the budgies. This then escalated, when she discovered that you could buy wild-bird food, to the point where she now spends more on bird-food than she does on human-food.

Gladstone Is Safe

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Those of you who may follow him on Twitter or if you had noticed Larry’s emotional pleas for his missing friend will be relieved to hear that Gladstone the Treasury cat is alive, well and was back at work this morning. Treasury officials spent the weekend desperately searching for the department’s official cat after he went missing over the weekend. Three-year-old Gladstone was believed to be on the loose around Westminster and officials put out an alert to all staff in a bid to track him down. If Gladstone hadn’t been found it would have proven a huge blow to staff and ministers because he’s rapidly become a favourite – not just with staff – but with voters on social media.

Bear Music #94

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There is nothing we love more here at Jammy Toast than listening to some of our favourite tunes. From time to time we will post a music video from an artist or genre that we think will be enjoyable to you; our friends. We often feature music that you may not have come across before, or music that maybe you just missed the first time around. Try and listen with an open mind, you never know, you may find something you can add to your iPod. If you have any music videos you would like us to feature then drop us a line – we are always happy to listen to requests but we cannot promise to feature everyone’s favourite

Picture Of The Day #119

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The Tribute in Light Memorial.

The Tribute in Light is an art installation of 88 searchlights placed six blocks south of the World Trade Centre on top of the Battery Parking Garage in New York City to create two vertical columns of light to represent the Twin Towers in remembrance of the 11 September 2001 attacks. Tribute in Light began initially as a temporary commemoration of the attacks in early 2002 but became an annual commemoration, currently produced on September 11th by the Municipal Art Society of New York.

Talking Shit #121

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Today we are going to ask everyone who visits Jammy Toast to just “Talk Shit” for the day. We ask that anyone who visits Jammy Toast leaves a comment on just about any subject they choose. Funny or sad, true or false, real or fake; we don’t give a shit as long as it is entertaining and doesn’t really hurt anyone. We ask you to do this because we are too busy to think of anything else to post – hopefully everyone will like the freedom to whine and bitch. The rules are pretty simple to explain – basically, anything goes!