The Unused Questions

Due to a few of our groups unavailability, who’d more pressing appointments, Thursday nights bi-weekly online quiz was cancelled. Consequently, the questions prepared for this clambake remained unused; instead gathering metaphorical dust on my laptop hard drive. Of course, I could’ve saved these intentionally absurd inquiries until the next online get together. However, hamstrung by…

Quiz Round 25th February

Please note – These are a fictional bunch of questions, written by yours truly in an intentionally absurd style. Any answer that is highlighted as true bears not one shred of factual truth. True or False True or False – Wordsmith and high school jumper monitor Gyles Brandreth’s favourite word beginning with the letter X…

True or False?

Via the conduit of Zoom, yesterday I partook in an esprit filled quiz evening with six buddies from the north east of England. This ‘Magnificent Seven’ (including yours truly) contributing rounds of inquisitions covering subjects such as geography, music, alcohol, movies, Fred Dinage’s barnet and football. In between two of the rounds, this entertainment feast…

True or False?

In lieu of today’s daily observations, I enclose questions yours truly wrote and delivered during yesterday’s Zoom quiz with buddies. Endeavouring to augment the already high levels of brio imparted by fellow participant, my inquiries the usually absurd ‘True or False’ format. A concept habitually adopted for these occasions by GJ Strachan. Please note, any…

Putting The Freshness Back

Yesterday morning, the downstairs of my marital home (which I’m currently housesitting) underwent a thorough spring clean. This sanitisation an upgrade from the twice weekly cursory dust and vacuum ordinarily gifted to the furniture, devices and ornaments. Consequently, Wednesday witnessed enhanced dustocide’ including the removal and cleaning of all tomes residing within the book case….

Variety Show

Tonight a group of buddies and me will indulge in our inaugural quiz night of 2021. Facilitated by the miracle of Zoom software, the chairmanship skills of Scott Parker (of Northampton parish) and the creativity of it’s ne’er do well participants, these evenings ordinarily play out to a soundscape of laughter, live music and contestants…

Christmas Quiz

Below is the intentionally absurd ‘True or False’ round written and performed by yours truly as part of yesterday evening’s Xmas Zoom quiz with the chaps. My festive queries very much tongue in cheek; please note anything attributed as true (in bold) very much isn’t:- 1) True or False – Last year, after my brother…

Recount Required

Yesterday evening, I participated in a verve filled Zoom quiz night with six buddies originating from, and in some cases still living in, Gateshead. Rounds of general knowledge, sport, music, absurdity and Argos codes intertwined with live acoustic music, ensuring the clambakes attendees spent an esprit laden three hours. At the end of the evening,…

Upholding A British Tradition

Tonight is Zoom quiz night with buddies from the north east of England. An inquisitorial and musical shindig, borrowing from traditional variety entertainment formats utilised by Old Time Music Hall and, latterly, TV’s Sunday Night at the London Palladium. None of the six-eight participants/performers of our clambake bear the great names of music hall entertainers…