84, Charing Cross Road,

The other evening, I was scanning through the thing, that passes as what's on the television; and I came upon a channel listed under the  'Entertainment' misnomer, Foxtel Classics; and running through the fare on offer for said 'other evening' I came across the film entitled '84, Charing Cross Road', starring Anne Bancroft and Anthony Hopkins.  Taken … Continue reading 84, Charing Cross Road,

WordPress or WordParasites? You be the judge!

Last Friday,  the 3rd November, I decided that I would not renew the 'wordpress' Premium account. I'm not doing that much work on my site, and it's certainly not worth paying the ludicrous sum of $A129.00 per annum for it, I doubt if anyone would waste money advertising here anyway. Furthermore that amount will buy … Continue reading WordPress or WordParasites? You be the judge!

Anything for peace; and to keep an old bloke happy.

I'm not going to mention who the old bloke is; I'll let him identify himself, under what pseudonym is anybody's guess. but he seems to have developed a thing for maps, if you don't believe me go look for yourselves at     https://paolsoren.wordpress.com So me, not knowing better, says something along the lines of, "I've got … Continue reading Anything for peace; and to keep an old bloke happy.

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!