Facebook Hiatus

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See you in 100 days… probably🙂

Folks, I actually know people who don’t use social media, have never commented on an article, blogged or tweeted. Apart from that, they seem like reasonably well adjusted individuals. Continue reading

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Coffee OCD

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But not in crowded lifts…

Folks, thanks to our nations’ recently acquired OCD (Obsessive Coffee Disorder), handing a hot cup of instant coffee to guests at home nowadays makes me about as socially popular as a chronic farter in a crowded lift. Continue reading

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Handwriting Handwringing

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Sad, but true…

Folks, recently I received a letter from an old mate; a pleasant change from the usual mail we get from ‘Mr. Final Demand!’ Continue reading

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Still Wiggling On

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The new Wiggles for the next generation

“Hey! The old red Wiggle, what was his name again?” I shouted over the din in our car.

“Mashed bananas! Mashed bananas! Murray!” yelled Long Suffering Wife as she mimed along with The Wiggles. Continue reading

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Shotgun Shopping

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In the late 1970’s, you could buy just about anything in Big W !

Folks it’s hard to describe just how big a deal it was when Big W opened in the 1970’s. Thanks to our new Mall, Gladstone had ‘Come of Age!’ Continue reading

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Second to Nun

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Another unhappy nun…

“You are a disgusting little boy who will grow up to be a terrible man!” screeched Sister Vindictive. Folks, I was thirteen and was, according to Sister V, the worst Catholic since Genghis Khan. Continue reading

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Whale of a Tale

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There is a connection between these two photos…. trust me.

Folks, I can clearly recall the day back in high school when my mate Errol trumped our gangs’ ‘one that got away’ fishing lies stories with this statement: “My dad was standing on Auckland Point lookout and reckons he saw a killer whale!” he announced. Continue reading

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