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…

The alliance goes much deeper, I believe!

It's a bit late I know, but I've just reblogged a post of from Johnsstorybook.com, now I know most of you follow Johns posts, both of them; he runs two, glutton for punishment that he is! But why have you waited so long, I trust you're thinking. Well when I read it, it kind of worried … Continue reading The alliance goes much deeper, I believe!

It’s rather odd to say the least!

At 02.14 this morning, going by my bedside clock-radio thing, which is 2 minutes fast and I haven't got around to fixing it, I woke for the first time.  Pretty good, when I think about it, it's usually the 3rd time. Naturally,  I couldn't go back to sleep, just lay there, listening to my cicada … Continue reading It’s rather odd to say the least!

Never a crossword

A few years ago. back in the early to mid 60's to be precise, quite by accident I got started on "Crossword Puzzles". For as long as I can remember I'd always had my head stuck in one broadsheet or another; and at that time, it was Melbournes "The Age", that had my complete. undivided attention. Naturally … Continue reading Never a crossword

A Dinky- di Tale for Today: Australia Day

Back in the 1950's I knew a real old timer, Joseph Patrick Henry O'Hagen Hart, and he'd spin great yarns. A comment on one of Garrulous Gwen's, aka The Reluctant Retiree, posts brought back old memories and this is one. Joseph Patrick Henry O'Hagen Hart, used to tell of a mate; 'Cancer & Ulcers', and … Continue reading A Dinky- di Tale for Today: Australia Day