Stolen via modone. You are about to spend a year on a desert island what would you take with you if space was limited:

Five albums only on your mp3 player:

(1) Introducing the magical world of the Strands by Michael Head
(2) Waterpistol by Shack
(3) The Complete Duets – Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell
(4) Revolver – The Beatles
(5) Any Northern Soul compilation, provided it’s got JJ Barnes’ ‘Snowflake’, Jimmy Ruffin’s ‘He who picks a rose’, ‘Heaven must have sent you’ by the Continental 4 and ‘You’ve been gone’ by Ruben Carter. Amongst others…

Five Items of clothing:

(1) Prada aviators
(2) Diesel camo shorts
(3) One True Saxon t-shirt
(4) Kangol bucket hat (Reni)
(5) New Balance 574

Five luxury food stuffs (your Island has a fridge/freezer):

(1) Guinness Original
(2) Kebabs
(3) Full cooked English
(4) Aagrah takeaway, chicken pakora, a korma with huge plain naan
(5) Mr. Kipling’s French Fancies (why do the pink ones taste best?)

Five reminders of home:

(1) A photograph of Gordon Brown (smiling)
(2) My latest gas bill
(3) A copy of any tabloid newspaper
(4) Inside the Big brother House! Their story in pictures with a foreword by Davina McCall
(5) A photograph of the fuel prices at Tescos



  1. SeasideMan · July 13, 2008

    Is that t-shirt for the metal band Saxon?



  2. guinnessorig · July 13, 2008

    No, Seaside man, but I did go to school with Biff Byford’s daughter. She brought his false teeth in one lunch time. We all stared at them in awe as she held them aloft in her open palms. The were the dentures that ‘Wheels of steel’ had been sung through.


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