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 Post subject: Newsletter 156
Unread postPosted: Thu Dec 08, 2011 3:19 pm 
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Helloooooooo! And welcome to the 156th EVER newsletter from rathergood!

I have 2 treats for you today! Ham and Parsley! Here's the ham! Eat ham! For Glory! For Justice! For Victory!


And look! If that wasn't enough here's some parsley! Eat Parsley For Maximum Expansion!


In news since the last newsletter, Jacqui won the Hackney Schools Green Hero parent / helper award for 2011 which is supercool. Hooray for Jacqui!

Oh yeah if you're thinking about buying any Christmas presents, don't forget that the best thing you can possibly get for anyone is a rathergood tshirt or toy:


I think that's about it for today except to tell you that I love you.


I'd do anything for you. I'd make myself in to a sculpture for you because I know how much you love sculpture. I'll melt a load of bronze and I'll just drink that red-hot molten bronze like it ain't no thang.

I'll drink it right down and it'll fill me up from my toes to the tippy-top of my head.

While it's still molten I'll stagger round to your house (despite being in some discomfort as I will basically be a bag of burning skin full of molten bronze) and I'll knock on your door.

As you answer the door, I will just be able to blow you one last kiss before the bronze solidifies and I become a statue.

You'll probably need to scrape off some residual charred skin, flesh and hair, but once you've done that, give it a quick polish and you'll have a beautiful statue of me that will last a billion years! It will probably survive the death of the sun in fact and still be looking beautiful and shiny well after the heat death of the universe.

Mwah mwah superhugs!

Yours sincerely

Joel Veitch

Founder of rathergood.com
Member of the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences
Winner of 3 Webby Awards
Master of Arts (Electronic Media) Oxford Brookes
Bachelor of Arts (English and History) University of Leeds
Marksman (.22, 5.56, 7.62, LMG)
Former Sixer of Grey Six, 19th Forest Hill Cub Scouts
Former Member of MGS school cricket team
Former Sergeant, Combined Cadet Force (RAF Section)
Silver Swimming Badge
3rd best Cross Country runner in my class at age 12
Once had a letter published in the New Scientist
Attended one-night Pork Butchery Course
Keen amateur ukulele player
Bronze lifesavers swimming badge
Full clean driver's license
Passed Cycling Proficiency Test
A levels – English Literature, French and History, all grade A
GCSEs 7xA 2xB
Good understanding of the principals of flight
Good understanding of the principles of spelling
Winner of the Head's Prize for Progress, first year, Aylesford School
50 meters swimming badge
Once did a wee in a loo containing Dannii Minogue's wee
25 meters swimming badge
Amateur experimental rocket / meat scientist
Has caught piranhas on a hand line
Willing to learn semaphore if required
Able to sing The Girl From Ipanema and Mas Que Nada in Portuguese
Survivor of Trans-Atlantic Airplane Fire Horror
Wielder Of The Power Of Science
Inventor of the Dictator Finger Thingdicator
Defeater of Transformers (regardless of voltage)
Founder member of the super-secret League Of Internet Justice
Has eaten chicken madras for breakfast
Commander In Chief of Pork Force
Saver Of Old Ladies In Distress
Owner of Monster Truck
Experienced lawn mower
Finder of camouflaged flip-flops
Amateur Marine Biologist
Vaguely knowledgeable about steam engines
Paper Plane Expert
The man behind many of the Internet’s biggest online successes (London Evening Standard 6 October 2010)
Pie Master
Some bloke who makes cat videos on the internet (copyright Aleks Krotoski)
Kitten Wrangler Extraordinaire
Inventor of Hairy Tongue
Christmas Tree Decorator of some renown
Able to slow kittens to 1/40th the speed of a normal kitten
Fan of all ungulates
Moon Baron
Able to do a passable impersonation of a trumpeting elephant
Fixer of aircraft using glue, tape and bog roll
Cyborg Warrior
Repairer of small shock absorbers
Owner of a skin-tight lycra suit
Knower of some stuff about pulse jets
Able to identify many cartilaginous fish
Painter of RC cars
Able to fly a radio control plane briefly before crashing and destroying it
Knows what a lift pump is in a diesel engine
Understands clutch shoes
Loop-the-looper extraordinaire!
Getting less bad at soldering
Has a vague understanding of the advantages and disadvantages of a small propeller spinning quickly vs a big propeller spinning slowly

That's Stallion to the ladies, Mr Explosion to the guys.

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