Category Archives: dancing

Salomé

Whenever I take the trouble to watch an opera, I am always just a little surprised each time, because I really enjoy it.  Yet I have never considered myself an opera fan.  It helps a great deal if I know … Continue reading

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Hey Dave!

Remember when we came upon that hitch hiker? And YOU said we could not give her a lift because she had no helmet? And we never saw a cop for the next three days?  Well. I hope you can sleep … Continue reading

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Flashback and Update: Ten Rules for Motorcyclists in Fiji

Searching for a piece I thought I wrote, but could not find, I came upon the following list of rules I first published in October 2009.  I believe it has relevance for places other than Fiji.  Years of empirical evidence … Continue reading

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Before the morn ye’ll work mischief…

Her majesty the Quoon was visiting a hospital in Edinburgh. She approached one old chap in the wards, and said “How are you today my good man?” “Ach” he replied. “Ma twin misfortunes – Barren land and fertile women!. “He … Continue reading

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Noble Failure

I returned around midnight from Rachael’s and Kane’s housewarming party which was combined with Rachael’s birthday. She celebrated reaching a certain age.  Not that she looks it at all. Because it was a special occasion, and because I am broke, … Continue reading

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Australia Day 2013 in Katanning

“Up betimes” as Mr Pepys used to write.  Coffee and constitutional followed by a concerted attack on the laundry, and tidying up the kitchen of the mess made last night.  Then at 7 am to Lions Park, where the Australia … Continue reading

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Groove Unit – A Cover Band Revue

I don’t do music reviews.  I have neither the knowledge nor the vocabulary.  I probably don’t have the experience either, seeing that I am rarely in a pub or any other venue at which such acts may be engaged.  However … Continue reading

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