Disaster struck!

If that didn't attract your attention; nothing will! Late last week I decided to make some cakes. I'm not very fond of the cakes or buns, from the local bakery/ies, or stuff that  supermarkets try to pass off as cakes. The bakery cakes, have a likeness about them which I find uninteresting, they all appear … Continue reading Disaster struck!

That’s it! Had enough!

I've said it before, and I'll say it again; "As an Englishman, I'm a Royalist!'. 'As an Australian, I'm a Republican!". Just so you don't forget I'm also a devout atheist and a committed socialist.  It might be a good idea if my good friend, and Nemesis, Disperser, signs off here and goes takes some … Continue reading That’s it! Had enough!

Thought for the day…

This'll probably be a "One off"  Had the Earl of Sandwich   been a General who liked to wear a woollen 'jumper' that buttoned down the front,   and the Earl of Cardigan, been a sailor, and had asked his valet to bring him two slices of bread, with meat therein.       We … Continue reading Thought for the day…

The overlooked.

Ioseb Jughashvili; born Georgia, 18th December, 1878 died 5th March, 1953. remembered not with any affection by many as Joseph Stalin. Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev; born Ukraine, 23rd April, 1891 died 5th March, 1953 and who's death went pretty well unnoticed, now remembered with some affection by many. Prokofiev had the misfortune of dying on the … Continue reading The overlooked.

Oyez, Oyez, Oyez, Hear ye, Hear ye, Hear ye.

or, in the Eastend vernacular, of the great unwashed, of which I was once one; "Pin back yer lug 'oles an' lissen" On Thursday last, the first day of autumn here, up in the Southern Hemisphere, at 14.45 hours, I had the appointment with the audiologist, which I'd told you about in a previous post, … Continue reading Oyez, Oyez, Oyez, Hear ye, Hear ye, Hear ye.