Reblogged from the Jack Lockwood Diaries:
A chainsaw is a marvellous tool – or as my adopted Australian friends would call it ‘A bonza bit of gear’. It can slice through huge tree trunks like butter, and let me tell you you won’t want to grab an axe ever again once you’ve used one of those little beauties.
(A friendly guy, Bill, had started chatting to me that evening in my local pub, the Dog and Duck, telling me about his last visit to England.)
See, (he went on) I was planning to use a chainsaw to help out my dear old pals Jane and Chris, my parents’ oldest friends whom I’d always known as my aunt and uncle. I was on a visit back to England from my home in Australia, and I wanted to see how the elderly couple were getting along.
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