Category Archives: Humour

Well it’s a plan ~ Tallis Steelyard

Rebligged from JimWebster, aka Tallis Steelyard: I was going to start this by saying that there are two types of librarians. Mind you, last time I said that we ended up with a brawl. Somebody immediately leapt up and shouted … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent 2020! Gifted authors…? Mylo and Geoff Le Pard…

There is always that one awkward person, You just cannot decide what to proffer When Christmas comes round Gifts seem thin on the ground But a book is a good thing to offer. You can go for adventure or romance … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent 2020! Meet Ruff, Smidgeon and Cathy Cade!

Dear Santa, Yay! We are finally counting down to Christmas! It seems to have taken ages to come around this year! But it hasn’t been a great year for anyone, two-legses or four. I mean, there is this bug thing … Continue reading

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Homage

It was Albert that started the problem, With his ill-fated ‘osses ‘ead stick And Wallace, the somnolent lion, Who swallowed the lad double quick. I grew up on Marriott Edgar, And the musket Sam wouldn’t pick up, And Lady Jane’s … Continue reading

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…And the Green Man

* …If Tee’s study was the hub of intelligence, then Miss Hunnyfludd’s office, which comprised no more than a hastily compromised ante-chamber to its plush superior, was the heart… Thomas Welch was currently making himself at home in the heart … Continue reading

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Golden…

My hair’s a mess and lacking life I’m feeling fat and frumpy. Although I gave up vanity A while ago… I’m grumpy. I ache in bits I will not name And every bone and tooth, I don’t mind growing older … 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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Swords redrawn… #bookextract #fantasy

Some years ago, I published a fantasy novel, set in the magical landscape of Yorkshire. It was initially written to preserve some of the stories and folklore I had learned as a child, wandering the moors with my grandfather. From … Continue reading

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The Small Dog’s 10 Best Tips for Training your Two-Legs

The correct training of your two-legs… ‘specially visiting two-legses…is critical to their well-being. I thought I’d share my ten favourite tips for the establishment of proper pack behaviour… 1. Use advanced surveillance techniques. Never let them arrive unexpectedly. This gives … Continue reading

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The Small Dog Despairs…

Sometimes…well, okay, often, I despair of my two-legs, I really do. She is so proud of how well we communicate, but what she really means is that while I understand loads of her language, not just smells and body language, … Continue reading

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