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!

In response to a comment I made…

...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…

Me, myself, & I; The Queens English? Surely not!

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!

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.