Category Archives: Really Awful Joke

Toad-tally croaky duet at a hop to celebrate spring


We certainly have signs of spring sh0wing.  Brunfelsia is starting its Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow act which will probably stretch to Last Month, This Month, and the Month After.   While some of the indigenous plants are determined not to … Continue reading

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Goodbye Tabitha; When is James Bond Due?


Our latest (purr-manent) cat does not remain at rest for an instant until lights-out, which is why we have missed a very purr-ominent identification until now. After seeing it, Much Better Half has abandoned her name of Tabitha (I always … Continue reading

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Bye-bye Spot/Flash/Whatever.  See You Round, Marshmallow.


With reference to the previous post telling about a kitten walking in on us, a visiting friend of R’s from next door, from the vantage point of the apex of a jump on our trampoline, spotted a black-and-white kitten in … Continue reading

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Mad Pachyderm


For a belated stab at this week’s Photo Challenge on the subject of Elemental I am submitting these pictures.  Pity I don’t have one of a mental ellie to match my title. Tailpiece: ‘How did you know, Holmes, that he … Continue reading

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Disservice and Disrepair – Really Awful


All service and repairs And purchases of spares Provide a great excuse For customer abuse!  One, lacking knowledge, must Place in such folk one’s trust, And really must despise Technicians telling lies.  They tell you glibly that The gleeblewort’s gone … Continue reading

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Should health warnings become compulsory in books like the Bible and Koran?


Because of serious risk, cigarette packages have to bear warnings regarding the potential dangers of smoking, and liquor advertising is similarly regulated. Surely it is becoming time that religious writings which appear to make it OK to go discriminating against … Continue reading

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An invitation to advertisers.


Let it be noted that unless otherwise stated by me, I regard every advertisement appearing on my site (other than mentions of my own productions) to be the intrusion of a disreputable squatter. Fear not, for there is a way … Continue reading

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