DIDN’T KNOW THAT LAST WEEK

DIDN’T KNOW THAT LAST WEEK

jeanniejeanniejeannie.co.uk BLOG      Sunday 5th August 2018

THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY

 

1             Daniel Radcliffe’s stunt double was paralysed after an explosion on the film set of ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows’

2             Big Ben at Legoland is also silencing its chimes whilst the real one is silenced.(Evening Standard)

3             One of Taylor Swift’s single contains “an interpolation of a melody” from Right Said Fred’s 1991 hit “I’m Too Sexy”. (BBC)

4             Driverless lorries are coming to UK roads. (BBC)

5             French president Emmanuel Macron has racked up a €26,000 (nearly £24,000) make-up bill since May. (Guardian)

6             The Yellow Pages will stop printing from January 2019 after more than five decades, its owner has announced. Yell is to fully digitise the directory business, bringing to an end the publication’s 51-year run.

7             Morphine is named after ‘Morpheus’ the Greek god of dreams (sotruefacts.com)

8             Mobile Phone throwing is an international sport that started in Finland in 2000. Participants throw mobile phones and are judged on distance and technique (sotruefacts.com)

9             The first selfie dates back to 1839 when a photography enthusiast named Robert Comelius tried to take a photograph of himself . He had to stay still for 3 minutes.(sotruefacts.com)

10           Studies show that reading a book before bedtime can improve a child’s brain function, mental imagery, imagination and make a child more empathetic (sotruefacts.com)

INSPIRATIONAL QUOTE FOR THE DAY

Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck. —Dalai Lama

 

HAPPINESS IS…

Happiness is…visiting Legoland, Windsor – or anywhere else in the world

 

GRANDAD’S ONE LINER JOKE OF THE DAY

A badly timed high-five is a slap in the face.

 

LOVE IS…

Love is…what helps you survive

 

TRACK OF THE DAY

I Kissed A Girl – Katy Perry

Highest Chart Position: No.1 16th August 2008 for 5 weeks

 

 

©2018 Phil M Robinson

 

 

 

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