Archive for the ‘weird and whacky’ Category

The Royal is a Toronto institution. We’re off to check it out tomorrow, in honour of which I am posting one of my favourite videos. Enjoy.

And here is their rather over-wrought ad for 2008. Lol.


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How much?!


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Apparently rhinos once roamed the area I now call home. Well, just the one, actually. I found this delightful little bit of local history in the local rag yesterday, and you can check it out online here.

Shades of Monty Python and the Monster Raving Loonies, who now have an official website and actually address real issues such as whether the Gurkhas should be allowed to settle in Britain. They claim that they and only they are the Official Loonies; that lot at Westminster are the Unofficial variety. Make of that what you will.

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So I’m showing my age… the Muppet Show was huge when I was a teen, and my siblings and I were all fans. I bought the boxed DVD set, but someone in the US made the cake. I can’t believe that someone could make this out of a load of sugar and whatever else fondant is made of.

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