Cool Change Mugged by Humidity

HumidFolks, last weekend I was using the mower to re-distribute the dog poo around the lawn and for the first time in ages it didn’t feel like I was mowing in a sauna. Continue reading

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Muscle Cars vs. Plastic Chariots

 

Greg Bray's XC Falcon 1990

Even with the stereo turned up I could hear it rusting

Folks, these days I drive a little Korean car which has less metal in it than a baked bean tin.

It’s come as a bit of a shock to discover I’ve turned into the sort of car owner I frequently mocked when I was a young, long-haired, lead-footed hoon.

Basically, someone like my father. Continue reading

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Device Free Night Glow

person-standing-under-the-milky-way

Now, where did I put my phone?!

Folks, I recently visited a mate who lives in what a poet would describe as an enchanted, rustic, backwoods hamlet.

To the rest of us it’s a hick village in the middle of nowhere. Continue reading

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Auto-Condimenting: ‘Pass the sauce luv’

 

Condiments

Remove the lids and stand back

Folks, I have a couple of foibles. Well, I call them foibles, but they’re actually irritating quirks that make Long Suffering Wife commit murder in her heart on a daily basis.

 

Anyway, one of my little foibles is I’m an auto-condimenter. Continue reading

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Hounded in the street

Dog Attack

Get it off me!

Folks, as the big dog galloped towards me with murder in its’ eyes, I recalled my father’s advice from when I was a boy: ‘Don’t show dogs you’re scared of them.’

It didn’t work back then, and it wasn’t working now.
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Story Hunters

 

Fake News

Possibly fake news

Folks, do you have any idea of how much work goes into getting stories for this paper each day?

Well, I do. Now. Continue reading

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Granddaddy Day Care

Toy Dinosaur

Avoid small children carrying one of these!

Folks, I love our granddaughter, but sometimes she can be tough to love. Continue reading

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