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!

Bit number two.

There wasn't much response to "The first bit" ;  a comment of possible (but doubtful) disappointment from disperser, and  a shot across the bows from my sister, commenting under the pseudonym, cazz1844; which I think is a plug for those living in Melbourne, to go see her at the Capt. Cook Cottage, situated in the Fitzroy Gardens. … Continue reading Bit number two.

The first bit…

  A couple of  boys from Barking. Back in 1935, a couple of boys were born within the sound of the Bow Bells, moved to the same L.C.C. estate, in Essex, lived within a quarter of a mile, or less, of each other, for 15 years, never met. I'm kind of expecting this is going to … Continue reading The first bit…

George the Last! – …..Read on…

Most of you know, that's if you've been following my rants for any length of time, will know, that I lobbed into Sydney way back in the 1970's, early 1974 to be exact; and for reasons that escape me stayed! I was having a drink at the Tatler in George Street, weighing my options: head … Continue reading George the Last! – …..Read on…