Patting the bull – how we all need to overcome our fear of colossal cows

 

Patting the Bull

She did it!

Folks, this weekend the von Brays will be moseying around a genuine country show.

It’s a family tradition, along with ‘The Patting of the Bull’ and the ‘Let’s wipe the manure off our shoes onto Dad’s car mats’ rituals.
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Newsflash! Middle-aged man buys not quite extinct magazine

 

Readers Digest Classic

Folks, recently I stumbled across a pair of old friends and even better, I didn’t owe them any money!

The fact they were magazines probably had something to do with it. Continue reading

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Honestly – don’t tell me you don’t lie

LyingFolks, if I were to ask if you are basically an honest person, you’d probably tell me that you are.

You big fake, phony fibber!
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Family Movie Night – after another ruined evening I come up with my own rating system

 

Shocked

How I must have looked for two days afterwards…

Folks, last weekend I spend an uncomfortable evening watching an alleged comedy which was based on a dope smoking geriatric trying to hit on young women.

I thought we’d done this sort of thing to death with the Carry On films of the 70’s? Continue reading

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Love and Balloons – love is like a helium filled balloon (watch out for the pricks)

BalloonsFolks I don’t think there’s anyone happier on the planet than a small child holding a balloon.

Unless it’s another small child holding a balloon and an ice-cream. Continue reading

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CAFFEINE – the beverage of choice for revolutionaries

 

Sparta Coffee

And a biscuit!  Several biscuits!!!

 

Folks, we Australians are a fairly easy-going bunch, we are not fans of revolutions, coups or uprisings.

But if the ships carrying coffee fail to arrive at our docks, within 24 hours our cities will burn to the ground as angry mobs roam the streets looking for a caffeine fix. Continue reading

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The Little Boss – where my granddaughter discovers that being me isn’t very exciting

Baby Boss

Not my granddaughter… but you get the picture.

Folks, occasionally my granddaughter will do something that stops me dead in my tracks, like the time she jumped on me while I was doing some sit-ups.

I’m still not sure if my spleen is working properly yet. Continue reading

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