Monthly Archives: June 2011

TOBY OR NOT TO BE …


  Dedicated (as in faithful; not as in killed and on-backs-with-legs-twitching-feebly) followers of this blog will recall the ongoing contest between collies and self. They want out, and I want them in. They dig holes, dislodge bits of fence, and … Continue reading

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MEETING A FAMOUS GLOBETROTTER AND FINNISH STAGE STARS


  Today saw us caught up in the throngs of people at the East Coast Radio House and Garden Show in – where was it again? – oh, yes, Durban. There I had the pleasure of meeting a well-travelled and world-famous … Continue reading

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REALLY AWFUL UNUSUAL ANGLES


Poor Bill had a problem, for something that dangles Quite often would rise at unusual angles; The laughter this caused Effectively paused Of late, since his stirrup correctly he wangles. Completely ashamed of yourselves you all ought To feel, if … Continue reading

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Not wallowing in blood and guts is twee?


     My internetlessness enabled me to finish – very guiltily – a borrowed book which should have been returned ages ago. I only made the effort because of being strongly urged by my nearest and dearest to do so. I mean, … Continue reading

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THE ROUTER TO INSANITY


I imagine that a few of you, and any number of cats (cats are far more observant than humans) have noticed how conspicuously inconspicuous I have become over the past week.   It started with difficulties in getting online, and these … Continue reading

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WRITE UP OR LEFT DOWN


  Think about the most memorable books you have ever read. Did they end on a downbeat, or an upbeat? Or was it a mixture?   It has become fashionable to have books where everyone wallows in misery throughout, and … Continue reading

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OF FODDER’S DAY, MOB AND REALLY AWFUL BOOK PROMOTION


On Sunday did the fambly give Some fodder to the fodders – The only time appre-cha-tive Or no-one ever bodders. So at the beach on Fodders’ Day We glugged and guzzled freely, It surely is a goodly way To split one’s … Continue reading

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