Random thoughts

From today’s BBC NI News quiz:

This is how the News Letter headlined the story that a fifth of people saw no harm buying counterfeit CDs and DVDs, despite the Government saying it funded crime.

Two thoughts:

  1. Dear Her Majestys Government: consider this a parable along the lines of The Boy who cried Wolf.
  2. What is this nonsense about funding crime? If there’s a socio-economic activity that’s more self financing than crime, I’d like to hear about it…

But on a slightly more entertaining note, it appears that everyone’s favourite drunken be-wigged Irishman is to be replaced as Eurovision presenter by everyone’s favourite drunken be-camped Irishman.

Norton described it as “an amazing job and a huge honour”.

He said: “Sir Terry is nothing less than legend and is an impossible act to follow, but somebody must and I just couldn’t say no.

“I can’t wait to get to Moscow. With a combination of cheap vodka and a language barrier what could possibly go wrong?”

Diplomatic incident ahoy, methinks…

One thought on “Random thoughts

  1. At least Norton might be slightly less tanked up than the Wogster. Legend has it that he used to go through a bottle and a half of Baileys during each Song Contest…

    Terry Wogan, we salute you…

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