A very special day, for a very special dog. Coco.

On the  19th October we celebrated Coco's 10th birthday.   As befitting such an occasion, the weather was perfect. A very soft breeze under a blue, blue sky, perfect for a romp in the park; and where better than the park, down on Blackwattle Bay. And this time I remembered to pop my trusty Sanyo … Continue reading A very special day, for a very special dog. Coco.

A fine spring morning….

Well as a matter of fact, yesterday was; as what is now  be coming my usual practice, I started this yesterday; which on reflection, makes it even more amazing that I've come this far. It's normally quite a bit longer, when I think about it, normally it's days. Utterly confused now? Good! Welcome to the … Continue reading A fine spring morning….

Get out yer kilts!Dust off yer sporrans; tonights the night y’all been waiting for………or so we’re told….

...it's only been 14 months (or is it 20), but feels like 20 years; so goes the spiel. For the past few weeks Foxtel have been re-running the program "OUTLANDER", for those not familiar with this, it's a kind of sci/fi period piece about a young woman, hereinafter referred to as 'the heroine'; who is gobbled up … Continue reading Get out yer kilts!Dust off yer sporrans; tonights the night y’all been waiting for………or so we’re told….

Flight Two, Two,Two, to Hamilton is loading through Gate 13, All aboard please…………….

....and not a soul stirred. This, as my Australian sufferers will tell you, is going to have something to do with Sir Reginald Myles Ansett,  a great Australian, and pioneer aviator.  For anyone who doubts me QANTAS has an A380 named for him. You can't get better than that! (says he smugly)   and heres a … Continue reading Flight Two, Two,Two, to Hamilton is loading through Gate 13, All aboard please…………….

Well, I suppose I’d better get on with the next load of codswallop!

It was 1952 that I first met Elaine, the lone female, when she came to work at the Royal Insurance Company in Collins Street, Melbourne. She got dumped in what they termed the 'Accident Dept' , I, too, was having a quiet time there before getting shifted to the 'Accounts Dept' . Elaine was a … Continue reading Well, I suppose I’d better get on with the next load of codswallop!