Atheist joke – the genie in the lamp (starring Daphne and John)

An atheist (let’s say her name is Daphne) buys an ancient Roman Catholic lamp at an auction, takes it home, and polishes it. Suddenly, a genie appears, and says, “My name is John. I’ll grant you three wishes, My Mistress.” … Continue reading

Listen to this: the Tale of the Fig Leaf (starring John and Daphne)

A man (John) enters a fancy dress store. “Listen darling,” he addresses the proprietress, “I plan to attend a costume party, and I have decided to dress up as Adam, and hence I need a fake fig leaf.” ”OK,” says … Continue reading

The Tension is Unbearable. A story of Crime and Passion (starring John and Daphne).

“John?” Daphne shook him. He didn’t stir. “John! Oh god, what have I done? John? Please wake up.” She shook him again, panic rising in her voice. “I need you to wake up. John! Please. I’m sorry. I didn’t mean … Continue reading

A pirate story – John Hawk

John stuck his heavy spade into the ground and started digging. The pile of dirt rapidly increased in height. It was hard work, the sun beating down on his dreadlocks, and every now and then John stopped his work to … Continue reading

John’s Mission. ‘‘Twas a Dark and Stormy Night.“

A dark and stormy night. John hurried through the silent town, inhabitants asleep. He had familiarized the route, but occasionally he had to study the street signs. It was so dark, he could barely distinguish the letters. On two occasions he … Continue reading

My Favorite Joke – “airplane crash” adapted to modern times

Donald Trump, Erdogan, the Dalai Lama  and a backpacking student are the four sole passengers on a plane crossing the ocean. Suddenly the pilot appears and says: “Sorry guys, both our wings fell off, engines gone, tail on fire: the … Continue reading

Photos from our trip to the UK #vacation #trip

We are on a one week trip to England! The weather during the Channel crossing was great. We always take the ferry (and not the tunnel) – mostly for nostalgic reasons, the ferry is a bit slower, but the experience (“There! … Continue reading

The Magic Pool (Variation on a classic German joke).

Practically everyone seems to dislike Greta Thunberg. Obscurely so, as she is ‘only’ a girl from a remote, partially forgotten and ex-socialist Nordic country. People seem to forget that humor is still the best weapon to deal with serious political … Continue reading