Category Archives: Pets

A Brief History of Time

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Choice

Someone on Facebook took offence at my jocular comment If I had realised at the time that Lebanese was actually a nationality, not a lifestyle choice, I would have asked her to marry me.  Damn. I deleted their comment, not … Continue reading

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Companions

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Pound Frog

I spotted her for the first time last night.  Carl had dropped her off on New Year’s Eve.  He  found her when cleaning out the water trough at the dog pound.  She is an odd grey colour rather than green. … Continue reading

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End of the Year

I am told that people who blog about their employers, and what goes on at their workplace, may find it difficult to find future employment.   I can say that as from Christmas Eve, Michelle, my very valued and respected … Continue reading

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Racked With Guilt

I am mortified.  I pride myself on being a sensitive soul  and an animal lover. Not too long ago I felt a surge of paternal pride when the first frog of the season appeared in my pond. It was so … Continue reading

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Heading Off

Time passes. Listen. Time passes. There just aren’t enough days in the week or hours in the day.  Tomorrow, early in the morning, we head off to catch our planes out of Coolangatta; the girls flying to the East and I … Continue reading

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The Cult of the Kipper

My Dad, having read the previous entry sent me a brief note. I am of the opinion that a kipper is a smoked herring, cheers Dad We followers of the Cult of the Kipper do not wish to hear these … Continue reading

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Strike Three, and Other Stories

Strike Three On Saturday I told Andrew about the problems I had with the Strike GPS.  As it happens he is an Electronics Gun (he has been helping me get my old computer sorted out)   He was interested in what … Continue reading

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One Fine Day

Keke rane leana Haele la sa vineki Hake koa sa basioto Meke zama si asa Qetu hola si asa. Meke hegere sa basioto.    One fine day the girl climbs up perching on the crocodile and she says she is … Continue reading

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