<body><script type="text/javascript"> function setAttributeOnload(object, attribute, val) { if(window.addEventListener) { window.addEventListener('load', function(){ object[attribute] = val; }, false); } else { window.attachEvent('onload', function(){ object[attribute] = val; }); } } </script> <div id="navbar-iframe-container"></div> <script type="text/javascript" src="https://apis.google.com/js/plusone.js"></script> <script type="text/javascript"> gapi.load("gapi.iframes:gapi.iframes.style.bubble", function() { if (gapi.iframes && gapi.iframes.getContext) { gapi.iframes.getContext().openChild({ url: 'https://www.blogger.com/navbar.g?targetBlogID\x3d14058325\x26blogName\x3dChiswickite++-+formerly+The+Croydonian\x26publishMode\x3dPUBLISH_MODE_BLOGSPOT\x26navbarType\x3dBLUE\x26layoutType\x3dCLASSIC\x26searchRoot\x3dhttps://croydonian.blogspot.com/search\x26blogLocale\x3den_GB\x26v\x3d2\x26homepageUrl\x3dhttp://croydonian.blogspot.com/\x26vt\x3d5887652838424436549', where: document.getElementById("navbar-iframe-container"), id: "navbar-iframe" }); } }); </script>

The gardener who takes credit for a tree growing

Or the doctor who refuses to give you an appointment and then takes the credit for an unattended wound healing up.

I've been struggling to find a parallel for a spectacularly silly comment from the head of the UN about the ozone layer - remember that?

"The battle to repair the ozone layer represents one of the great success stories of international cooperation".

Last time I looked, there was no team of plasterers floating around 10 miles up applying gypsum to the gaps.

Labels: ,

« Home | Next »
| Next »
| Next »
| Next »
| Next »
| Next »
| Next »
| Next »
| Next »
| Next »

Blogger Tristan said... 2:33 pm

Wasn't it you who posted that the hole is not getting any smaller?  

Anonymous W. Buffett (Omaha) said... 4:08 pm

The Croy wears a number of hats, a favourite being his financial hat (top hat?). Cd he explain why the BoE is lending money to N. Rock but no-one is speculating how much? Is this unlimited credit?

I think we should be told.  

Blogger Croydonian said... 4:14 pm

Tristan - Not me, no.

Warren - I've never thought of high finance as being a speciality, but you raise an interesting point. I have, however, mulled on all those lovely, lovely Labour voters who work for Northern Rock up in geordie land  

Anonymous Warren B. said... 10:58 am

Croy - have you not.

However Robert Peston of the Beeb has partly answered the question - it cd be up to £30b. Obviously unlikely to be that much. & la vieille dame can argue that they're charging interest. I shall watch events from Omaha with great interest.  

Blogger UK Daily Pundit said... 4:15 pm

Was I dreaming or did I see you on BBC3 in a show about comics?  

Blogger Croydonian said... 5:39 pm

UKDP - Erm, not me, no.  

Anonymous Bishop Hill said... 12:29 pm


It might have been me.  

» Post a Comment