Whale Oil Be!

SolarFolks, apparently, Oz is suffering through an energy crisis, so I’ve been gazing around our sundrenched land and wracking my brain trying to think of another source of cheap, reliable and renewable energy.

Probably from harvesting whales again if some political troglodytes get their way. Continue reading

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Happy Mums Day!

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Sadly, the chocolates didn’t survive the car trip to Mums’ place…

Folks, making a baby is a fairly simple process, all you need is the right plumbing, an eager accomplice, and a few minutes privacy to download your blended DNA’s into a little i-You 2.0

After that, things get a bit trickier. Continue reading

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Waking Up To Insomnia

InsomniaFolks, for some unknown reason I recently joined Insomniacs Anonymous. We don’t have meetings, we just lie awake in our own beds each night daydreaming about enjoying a good nights’ sleep. Continue reading

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A Captain Cooks Tour

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“Um, I’m pretty sure it’s your turn to go first Isaac…”

Folks, on this day in 1770 a small row boat skidded to a halt on the sands of Botany Bay, and Lt. James Cook said, “You go first Isaac.”  So, midshipman, Isaac Smith (Cooks’ cousin-in-law), leapt over the side and disappeared into history as Cook got the credit for being the first Englishman to step foot onto Australian soil… sand. Continue reading

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ANZAC Day 2017

Avro_Lancaster_accompanied_by_Spitfire_and_HurricaneFolks, the following is a true story, actually, all my stories are true, but this one happens to be slightly truer than the others… mostly.

In the late 1970’s my Grandfather, Charlie, was propping up the bar at the Innisfail RSL when a stranger appeared in the doorway and announced in a heavy German accent, “I am looking for Charles Scott!” Continue reading

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Easter Afterlife

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Folks, not so long ago, I worked in a crematorium and, “Are you scared of dying” was a question I heard at least once a week, along with every cemetery joke in existence; yes, including that one you’re thinking of right now. Continue reading

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Daylight Plotting

 

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An owl up before 6 a.m.

Folks, Daylight Saving Time has ended, so it’s safe to re-hang our curtains again after ‘saving’ them from fading through another hot summer. Continue reading

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