Category Archives: Humour

Vanity and the barber’s shop…

Oh vanity, thy name is Man, Not always Woman, as we’re told, You primp and preen impartially: To save us all from looking old (You order us to diet too, On soup and salad, hot and cold). How do we … Continue reading

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Notes from a small dog: On guard…

She’s busy. Last time there were this many boxes, I went to my friends’ for a few days and came back to a new house! She promises that won’t happen this time, though she says I’ll be off to see … Continue reading

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Notes from a small dog: A catalogue of catastrophe…

It hasn’t been the best of weekends around here, I have to say. All this getting up too early and going to bed too late is not good for us four-legses for a start. Neither is being left behind when … Continue reading

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As good as it gets…

The window had blown out of the shed again with the overnight gale. The horns I’d been spraying gold in there needed rescuing from the garden. The car, the nice shiny car, now covered in sticky petals from the cherry … Continue reading

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Songs for the seasonally challenged III…

To the tune of God Rest ye Merry Gentlemen: God rest ye merry gentlemen… There’ll be no rest for me! I’ve got to cook and clean and wrap And then put up the tree… For Christmas cheer won’t make itself … Continue reading

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Songs for the seasonally challenged… II

To the tune of Christmas Alphabet… C is for the chestnuts that you didn’t get to roast H is for the hangover that you regret the most R is for the reindeer that you saw when you got high I … Continue reading

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Songs for the seasonally challenged…

To the tune of ‘We Three Kings’…   Dog and mistress suffering are, Fever-ridden, stuffed with catarrh… Snuffling, sneezing, Coughing, wheezing, Feeling quite under par… Oh…ohh… * Chorus: Got the lurgy, don’t feel great… Christmas chores are running late, Early … Continue reading

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Tailor-made?

I’m surrounded by tall, slender women While I am quite short and have curves, And to see them all stylish and graceful… Well… sometimes it gets on your nerves. They can eat without thought when you’re dining, They take notice … Continue reading

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Mi khazi es tu khazi*

I threw the shattered remains in the bin. It had been a simple accident, and if I could not replace it like for like, it could just as easily be replaced with something different and much more affordable that would … Continue reading

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#writephoto regulars ~ Meet Geoff Le Pard

I asked the writephoto challenge regulars if they would like to come over and introduce themselves. Today we meet Geoff Le Pard who blogs at Tangental. Without those of you who write and read the pieces inspired by the weekly … Continue reading

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