Monthly Archives: October 2011

NOT POOH-STICKS BUT POO-STONE – A DIRTY TRICK.


A while back I mentioned playing Pooh-sticks at bridges on rivers. Well, some time ago we discovered another game which provides the young mind with as much fun – but only once per victim. It is called Poo-stone.  Many years … Continue reading

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REALLY AWFUL ONCE UPON AN EVER AFTER


  Now there once upon a time Lived a girl called Cinderella, Who just didn’t have a dime And who never met a fella.   And her step-mama was grim; But then her step-sisters were worse; She sure must have … Continue reading

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Yippee, yay, yahoo; and oh, I say, jolly good show, what!


Picture an ecstatic meerkat wearing a silly smirk, and standing up on hind feet which are a-blur in a Snoopy-style Happy Dance.  Look what arrived from UK via Australia this afternoon! (This is the last shot I needed to take … Continue reading

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BOOTING IRISH BALLS BUT NOT SPORTINGLY


I wish I’d met Murphy before He chose to make up his damned law: When kicked in the pills, His lawmaking skills Would not have survived any more.   It was arranged for our three laptops to be sent out for … Continue reading

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SLAUGHTER IN THE SUBURBS


How would you like to have cattle slaughtered on a  public verge in full view of your home and your children?   It seems that Councils, in trying to accommodate ‘cultural’ events for certain inhabitants of suburbs, are now issuing … Continue reading

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A NOVEL REALLY AWFULLY ALMOST


kalinka has a challenge to do a bit on ‘almost’.  Here’s one that will resonate with her.  Almost ready was my book – Thought I’d take another look: Stacks of things not ringing true, So, of course, had to re-do. … Continue reading

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CUTTING REMARKS – A WOULD-BE BEACHCOMBER’S DIARY


  My beachcombing diary posts have been curtailed (with results of drooping cur tails) for a very good reason. I haven’t been able to get there. The jungle has used the opportunity of a two-month break to reclaim its own. While the local … Continue reading

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