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Richard Ord: Washing dishes and other ancient rituals

Want to know the secret of getting your children to put their dirty dishes in the dishwasher?

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Playstation rumours have flown after leaked update.

Richard Ord: School club benefits are open to debate

Our youngest son, Isaac, 13, has joined the school debating club.

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A dishwasher in student accomodation, a rented house in Meanwood. 
......Story about more and more students affording to have dishwashers and ensuites while they are studying.

Richard Ord: House cleaning plan doesn’t stack up!

Fourteen years ago, my wife and I exchanged our wedding vows. Fast forward 14 years and the exchanges continue. Instead of vows, however, we’re exchanging filthy looks.

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Rio Ferdinand during the press conference at York Hall, London. Picture: PA.

Richard Ord: Boxing clever? More like ‘boxing stupid!’

Former Manchester United footballer Rio Ferdinand announced this week that he is ready to ‘walk the walk’ as he bids to step into the professional boxing ring.

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Richard Ord: Liam Gallagher, sock wars and teenage rebellion

My wife and I once discussed how our children would grow up and rebel against us using the power of fashion and music.

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Richard Ord: Those exam success picture secrets revealed

Due to a national crackdown on health and safety in schools,this newspaper organisation has been forced to review how it photographs exam success stories.

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Cheers!

Richard Ord: Secret to a long life finally revealed, hic!

The secret of a long life, you may be pleased to hear, is down to alcohol consumption.

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Cheers! A dram of whisky to toast the festive season

Richard Ord: Secret to a long life finally revealed, hic!

The secret of a long life, you may be pleased to hear, is down to alcohol consumption.

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Trisha Paytas enters the Celebrity Big Brother house at Elstree Studios in Borehamwood, Herfordshire. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday August 1, 2017. See PA Story SHOWBIZ CBB. Photo credit should read: Ian West/PA Wire

Richard Ord: If you’re sweating, you’re doing it wrong – the first rule of my Ordinary Bloke’s Work-Out Video

I returned home from seven days in Spain last week topping the scales at a whopping 12 stone. At just 4ft 3ins tall, it’s a cause for concern.

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Richard Ord: Smells like Teen Spirit - or maybe it’s Lynx

Richard Ord: Smells like Teen Spirit - or maybe it’s Lynx

There’s a bluebottle flying around with just one thought on its mind. “Am I ready to give in to temptation?”

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Turkish delight

Richard Ord: Honey, I shrunk the shopping list!

Sometimes a national scandal rocks the ordinary public and sparks them into rebellious action.

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Richard Ord: The very big issue of shrinking choccies

Richard Ord: The very big issue of shrinking choccies

As an eight-year-old, I was once trapped under a Mars bar for five hours.

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Richard Ord: Achtung! Time for a Nazi Doctor Who?

Richard Ord: Achtung! Time for a Nazi Doctor Who?

History can do funny things to people.

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Richard Ord: Are funerals the new nightclubbing?

Richard Ord: Are funerals the new nightclubbing?

Are funerals the new nightclubbing for the over-50s?

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Eric Portman - The Colditz Story. Portman (as Colonel Richmond) with Frederick Valk (as German kommandant).

Richard Ord: Apparently maths stands for Mental Abuse to Humans

Mental Abuse To Humans. It may sound like a new Channel 4 game show hosted by Rylan and a team of former Oxford professors armed with cattle prods, but it turns out to be one of the funnier texts I’ve received from my eldest son of late.

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Sir Winston Churchill.

Richard Ord: History just isn’t what it used to be

‘Those who fail to learn from history are condemned to repeat it.’

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Richard Ord: Fox hunting – back by unpopular demand

A fox ran up our street last week. It barely glanced up as it trotted along the road, its bushy tail illuminated by the street lamps as it weaved in between the wheelie bins.

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Richard Ord: Why we need an animal-based grading structure for exams

Richard Ord: Why we need an animal-based grading structure for exams

If he sticks in with his exams, I really do think our eldest son could walk out with a herd of elephants.

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Richard Ord: He’s got bobbies and zombies on the brain

Richard Ord: He’s got bobbies and zombies on the brain

I see he’s been at it again. You know, that Corbyn bloke, and his mugwumpian tissue of whoppers.

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