Monthly Archives: September 2011

Come Fly With Me!

Dad worked hard, I mean really hard…  Which earned him the right to sometimes eat his home-coming dinner, tucked comfortably in his armchair with a dinner tray on his knee; keenly chewing his cud while his eyes were fixed to … Continue reading

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Carpet Burns!

Not an awful long time ago, in fact in my early adulthood, I behaved in such a way that this story should have been from the earlier days that I’m so fond of recalling and sharing with you, however, while … Continue reading

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Sailing By…

The clock on my dashboard is a few minutes fast. At 00.50, ‘Sailing By’, a melody that accompanies me on many a drive home plays, brightly but still delivering a slight melancholic overtone; at 00:53 it gives way to the … Continue reading

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Soap and The Eff Word.

You’ve all heard it, “wash your mouth out with soap!”, was often the cry at the slip of a profane tongue.  If it’s not heard then it’s kind of uncomfortable, almost like not saying ‘bless you’ or ‘Gesundheit’ when you … Continue reading

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Slingshot please…and a dab of faith!

It’s not enough that we stole mum’s tights for the window cleaner to craft us some fishing nets but when thoughts turned to catapults and the like, we would struggle on and on and on to craft them from just … Continue reading

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Thanks for the Mammaries…

I posted this little tale a while ago, only to take it down because at that particular time I thought it was a little inappropriate.  I’m not sure why because it’s pretty harmless, nevertheless, I wasn’t comfortable…  Anyway, pop your … Continue reading

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Banana…

Banana indeed! It’s widely known that bananas are good for you, conveniently easy to peel and a good source of vitals.  And contrary to popular belief, that belief being, eat too many and you’ll ‘bind’ up, actually too many may … Continue reading

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