Keep Calm and… Oh FFS!

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A Mugs Game This was my favourite mug, after the first one got smashed. The original was given to me by my parents for my birthday back in 2013.  It even came with a little card telling the story of … Continue reading

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Birthday Marathon Walk

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Note: originally published on July 28, here. Sore Feet, Helping Hands ‘Ooh, I get by with a little help from my friends…’ Folks, to walk a marathon I’m going to need some help, plus it’s my chance to help others. … Continue reading

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Moving on…

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On yer bike!

Folks,  here’s what happened.

This website was created to display the weekly humorous columns I wrote for the Gladstone Observer each Friday and the Newscorp regional papers Lifestyle section on Saturdays.

Unfortunately, a decision was made at Newscorp HQ to stop paying for freelance contributions across the group.  Sadly, this meant me. Continue reading

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Waxing on

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These scratches might take a little longer to buff out…

Folks, last weekend I polished my car.  That’s right, the fun just never ends here at Bray Manor.

My old polishing cloth is like a magic wand, as soon as I whip it out, my family vanishes.  Even the dog hightails it elsewhere before she’s pressed into service as a back-up buffer. Continue reading

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Farewell Prince Lenny

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Prince Leonard of Hutt River has stamped his last visa.

Folks, sad tidings from Hutt River Province, Prince Leonard is dead.

The prince is dead!  Long live the prince!

For those of you thinking, ‘Who on earth is Prince Leonard?’ here’s a potted history. Continue reading

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Mugged on Fathers Day – twice

20180909_135341 - CopyFolks, like my Father’s Day gift, this column is a little late.

To be honest, Father’s Days’ popularity around here slots roughly below the Chinese New Year and our dog’s birthday. Continue reading

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Life without books is hell!

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Book, beer, bag, beach… doesn’t get much better than this!

Folks, to me hell is a place without a single book in it. Pretty much like the situation you find in most people’s homes today. Continue reading

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