There was movement at the “Wet”…

All these Shay Gap type posts were written November 2013 it was the time of the NaBloPoMo and I needed to write everyday, so I returned to Shay as a last resort, I’m not sure if the re-blogs are in chronological order or not, but it really doesn’t matter. Does it?
Anyway heres a nothing offering, still a few to go….


..for the word had passed around (with all due respect to A.B. Banjo Paterson.

It didn’t take me too long to realize why business was slack, after my second morning on the door, I called on the township manager, with another request/demand. I told him that I was wasting my time opening at 9, and wanted my opening hours changed to 7.00 am; opening 9.30 closing, for my morning session.

He says, “You can’t do that”!  I says, “Yes I can, all you need to do is put in an application for a change of trading hours, I get that I’m off and running!” He said there was no way that that was possible; I told him there would be no problem, given the circumstances; men working 12 on, 12 off, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and that there were many exemptions, and exceptions to the rules…

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5 thoughts on “There was movement at the “Wet”…

  1. Just as funny (and sensible) this time. Swan. Beer. Life was so much easier…maybe simple is happy?

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    1. Life was quite simple back then and very happy too, Some of the best happiest times in my life.


  2. Did you ever have your own pub?

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    1. No, never, I think I’d have made a good publican, a bit like Albert, I’ve never liked being tied down though; always liked to be able to pack up, and shove off at a moments notice.

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      1. I’m sure you would have made an excellent one.


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