Wobbling ‘Dad’s army’ invades Northern Ireland

Picture the Dad’s Army scene as Captain Mainwaring addresses his mainly past their ‘sell-by’ date squad, writes Ted Bemand.

They should have been looking over a beautiful patchwork of green fields…

“Right, men,” he says. “I’ve got an idea. Instead of waiting for the invasion, we need to practise one ourselves, on our autocycles.”

(The Home Guard doesn’t run to 16H Nortons).

“Where?” asks Sergeant Wilson.

“Not Scotland,” interrupts Private Godfrey. “My knees are not up to those mountains.”

Read more in June’s edition of OBM

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