Archive for the ‘humour’ Category

Can we blogjune? Yes we can!

June 28, 2011

I am Fran
Fran I am
Can we blogjune?
Yes we can!

I am blogging in the rain,
I’ve been blogging on the train.

– Not been blogging in the car –
That would be a step too far!

Are you adding films and pics?
Those are really clever tricks.

Have you blogged about your cat?
Some can’t get enough of that.

You can blog about your work
(careful not to look a jerk).

Or you blog using a meme
(not as easy as it seems!).

Luscious blog posts about food
Sure to get us in the mood!

You can blog on crafty habits –
Knitting, scrapbooks, breeding rabbits?*

Do you blog using an App?
With your iPhone in your lap?

Use email to post your blog?
Easy as – fall off a log!

Find all posts through RSS?
You can soon sort out the best!

Bloggers mostly library geeks,
They’ve been blogging weeks and weeks!

Posting every day in June
(but glad it will be over soon)

I am Fran
Fran I am
Can we blogjune?
Yes we can!

With apologies to Dr Seuss, Barak Obama and Bob the Builder!

* I don’t think anyone actually blogged about breeding rabbits but I needed a rhyme!

Via iPhone on the train!

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How many librarians does it take to change a light globe?

June 16, 2011

It’s been a busy and slightly trying week so here’s a video essay of library humour guaranteed to improve the mood:

An old joke retold (as dramatised by me using Xtranormal):

For those of us battling with introducing new technology:

For those of us who’ve had one of those days with the customers:

Even though some of those customers may be kind’ve cute!

We may feel the desire to take this approach:

It could be worse (or why we only allow pencils in rare book reading roooms):

We can always go home and read in peace and quiet:

Thanks to all the people who’ve shared these videos with me over the years…

And…

How many librarians does it take to change a light globe?

I don’t know but I can look it up for you!

Strange creature in Fremantle

January 5, 2011

Strange Creature in Fremantle

Strange Creature in Fremantle

Who or what is this creature found hiding in a tree in the Henderson Street Mall?

Seeing double – Bratz Bring it On Again!

September 17, 2010


Seeing double - Bratz Bring it On Again!

Seeing double - Bratz Bring it On Again!

The things you see whilst waiting in line at the checkout… Teenage stereotyping writ large, does someone at IGA have a sense of humour (or an interest in visual culture and femminism?)…

Some local signspotting

January 28, 2009

Have you read the two Signspotting books yet? I bought them for my brother-in-law as Christmas presents. They are hillarious compilations of inadvertently funny signs from around the world. You can read more about the books and project at signspotting.com.
I might yet submit one of these signs seen on my recent holiday…

At the Gravity Discovery Centre

Caution Gravity beware of falling objects
Caution Gravity beware of falling objects
Please use the stairs to get to the black hole

Please use the stairs to get to the black hole

…and back in Guilderton

Beware snakes can be found in the toilet
Beware snakes can be  found in the toilet

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