Mr Squeaker stared emptily, eyeballs swollen and liquid By Quentin Letts PUBLISHED: 22:30 GMT, 20 December 2012 | UPDATED: 22:35 GMT, 20 December 2012 Basso profundo: Jo Swinson resembled the Sergeant Major in It Aint Half Hot, Mum Last days of the Commons before Christmas and attendance, ahem, was slight. Hangover season There were certainly a few bleary eyes and deep voices evident but it is not the intention of this column to cast aspersions. No! We will simply commiserate with the high proportion of Hon Members who seemed to be suffering from coughs, cold and splutters.
From Charlton Heston's 10 Commandments to Spock's suit (and ears): The Hollywood props going up for auction Auction includes memorabilia from Star Trek, Jurassic Park, Indiana Jones and James Bond | UPDATED: 16:33 GMT, 10 December 2012 Under the hammer: Leonard Nimoy, in his trademark tunic, has his gun drawn as Spock From Star Trek to The Ten Commandments, some of the most iconic props in Hollywood history are expected to go under the hammer this month. Memorabilia from dozens of films, including a full-scale alien from the Aliens films and dinosaurs from Jurassic Park, will be sold at 'The Hollywood Auction' in California on December 15