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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Running for Office

Pigs

I am not a crook… yet.

Folks, the state of Oz politics is so bad I’m starting to think I should run for office.

Trust me, you don’t want that to happen. Also, never trust anyone who asks you to trust them. Continue reading

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It’s a mugs game

 

Mug

Shattered

Folks, last week some drunken idiot smashed my favourite drinking mug.

Of course, Long Suffering Wife calmly pointed out that I was the only person in the room at the time and quite how this was supposed to help is beyond me? Continue reading

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If the chemistry is right

Chemistry shirtFolks, as a boy I wanted a chemistry set which sounds about as odd as a child demanding a large bowl of cold cabbage for desert. Continue reading

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Rise of the Robot Workers

Robot

Centrelink staff were next…

First, they came for the lighthouse keepers, then the secretaries, tea lady’s, checkout chicks, movie projectionists and streetsweepers.

I didn’t speak up because my job was safe, for the time being. Continue reading

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Cool Time to Exercise

 

Exercise in Cold Weather

Ok, maybe it’s not going to get this cool…

Folks, I don’t know where you live, but in my neck of the woods, summer is hanging round longer than dead fruit-bat dangling off a power-line.

Still, like the deceased bat, the temperature is bound to drop sooner or later. Continue reading

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