Category Archives: Humour

Missing body parts and the small print

Another one from the archives, brought to mind after the most recent adventures under the scalpel… The fog of anesthesia was still dreamily persistent. Perhaps that’s what made the throwaway comment temporarily acceptable. “…Oh and we removed your appendix while … Continue reading

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A night of clenched teeth…

From the archive… Evening… and it is cold outside. The prospect of a long wallow in a hot bath is irresistible… My daily ablutions are generally rapid and efficient rather than luxuriant, but the bathtub and the little scented luxuries … Continue reading

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Kudos

From the archive… I came across a link to a book on Amazon… suggesting readers check out the reviews.  The title, I admit, was not especially appealing… Microwave for One by Sonia Allison published in 1987. The reviews, however, are. … Continue reading

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Notes from a small dog – How to fix your human

Well, you might have noticed the two-legs has been a bit quiet… she had to go to the vet, the one with the knives… and we four-legses know that’s never a good sign. Some of my boy dog friends can … Continue reading

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Bad moon rising…

I wander round the house barefoot, And often, late at night, Because I see sufficiently I don’t put on the light. But as the darker nights draw in And summer turns to fall, I’m having to beware The lurking monsters … Continue reading

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Back to bedlam

That’s it, summer is well and truly over. The young have returned to school and parents are variously heaving sighs of relief or fretting about those youngsters starting new scholastic adventures. I no longer have children of school age and … Continue reading

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The walking dead…

We had been engaged in one of those long existential debates, discussing life, death and the possibilities of what might come before and after. The debate had gone on for some time, discussion had gone deep and we had covered … Continue reading

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