Monthly Archives: September 2012

THE BEST BLUES SONG EVER


I have just written the blues song of the era.  It has everything, from an honest down-to-basics earthy quality to the pathos of rejection, to despair, and even to redemption at the end where of course the predominantly minor key … Continue reading

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Originally posted on walkingoneggshellsdotcom:
I have been in many places, but I’ve never been in Cahoots. Apparently, you can’t go alone. You have to be in Cahoots with someone. I’ve also never been in Cognito. I hear no one recognizes…

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WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: EVERYDAY LIFE


The picture I have chosen for this one illustrates how universal is the desire among men to have flashy wheels.  Seen yesterday parked at the Mall, here we have the bicycle equivalent of a new Ferrari with all the trimmings, … Continue reading

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MISERABLY MAUDLIN MEANDERINGS


  I do believe that I am qualified to write a post-doctoral thesis on stupidity, and take a professorship in the subject.   Those who are sufficiently misguided as to follow my scribbling will have noted my frustration at not … Continue reading

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REALLY AWFUL SUFFERING


You know the way you take the car In just to change a plug – ‘Without new engine, won’t get far,’ The mech says with a shrug, ‘The chassis, too, if I were you, I really would replace, And you … Continue reading

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REALLY AWFUL NEWS COMMENTARY


  TOTS GO ON RAMPAGE   Children at the Little Sweethearts Nursery School staged demonstrations today during which they burnt school emblems and destroyed stuff.  They also threatened the staff.    Their protest was apparently sparked off by the showing … Continue reading

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OUT TO LAUNCH – GOT A SPUD –


BUT LEFT WITHOUT PANTS (A BEAR BEHIND?)    (This post has been sitting in my drafts for a couple of weeks while I tried to get the pictures off my cellphone.  I have finally given up and the fuzzy specimen … Continue reading

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