...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….
....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…………….
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!
...a couple of weeks back to a post by my Australian mate who, of late, has been changing his name with such alarming frequency, that I'm starting to wonder whether the boys at Russell Street want him for questioning, I've given some thought, not much, just some, to writing about some of the people, and … Continue reading In response to a comment I made…
If HRH The Duke of Cambridge, actually said the following, I must wonder at the level of his education, and what his grandmother would think! (This is a 'blurb', advertising a program on Foxtel's BBC One channel tonight. I will not be watching to check, as I'd be pulling my hair out screaming at the … Continue reading Me, myself, & I; The Queens English? Surely not!