Category Archives: Humour

Accident prone…

Today I kicked the bucket (And for all my US friends, This is a euphemism For the point at which life ends). It wasn’t done on purpose… Just a half-bipedal fail, As I got out of the shower And the … Continue reading

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Notes from a small dog ~ Connivance

She made me have a bath again, It really wasn’t fair. I thought that I’d be safe, you know, Because my boy was there. She even played me false on that, And put me on the leash, I saw a … Continue reading

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Irony…

If I say that I spent the day in a hot tub, does that conjure for you an image of decadence, pampering and relaxation? Do you think of lazing beneath the sunlit blue of a warm spring sky, champagne, perhaps, … Continue reading

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Holiday season…

The trouble with going away is the work That needs doing before you depart, Between all the jobs and the livestock and sons… You must take a deep breath and take heart. ‘Cause the freezer needs filling with ready-cooked meals … Continue reading

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Thank God it’s Monday!

I’m too tired to write, ’cause I had a lie-in, You might think that the two wouldn’t mix, But after a weekend from Hell with the pond I was ready for crossing the Styx. There was panic on Saturday morning … Continue reading

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The small dog’s revenge…

I must do the floor, I thought, in some despair, The small dog is moulting,and shedding her hair. She’s out in the garden, so if I am quick, And just whip the vac out, that should do the trick. She’s … Continue reading

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The small dog, the storm and the toothpaste

I went to bed wearing the toothpaste* again And not orally, you understand, Cause the mozzies and midges and small bitey things Have decided to invade the land. With the first warmer weather they stirred in the nest Where they’ve … Continue reading

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The problem with hitchhikers…

They’re lurking in there, This I know, I put them there Some time ago; They are the fish The eye forgot… And have I seen them? I have not. * A barbelled snout I just might see If I am … Continue reading

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A day in the life… #CarersWeek

* I woke feeling awful, a cold in my head, And with no real desire to get out of bed. The clock said half five and the day had begun As I crawled from the covers and peered at the … Continue reading

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First, catch your fish… #writephoto

I can’t remember when I last felt so tired. The past couple of weeks have been hectic… in the best possible way… what with the workshop, reconnecting with old friends while they are in the country and all the usual … Continue reading

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