Little Johnny Jokes to kickstart the weekend….

A school teacher asked her students to make a sentence containing the expression, “I presume…..”. One  little girl held up her hand and said: “Yesterday, my mother hand washed the dinner dishes and I presumed that the dishwasher was broken.” “Very good,” said the teacher. Another one said: “This morning, my father drove the Volkswagen … More Little Johnny Jokes to kickstart the weekend….

Echoes of Change

It’s that time of the year when Adelaide streets turn purple. The Jacaranda are in full bloom. Streets graced with the trees are coated in petals like the aisles of a church in readiness for the bride… Images from adelaidenow.com Meanwhile in our little cul-de-sac change has marched in far  more than we expected. Two … More Echoes of Change

Edna of Harfinsain

Well, hello there! I don’t think we’ve ever met. Although you may have met my older sister, my twin, Edie Penhryn.  She was a character, she was. Had a mind of her own and nobody, but nobody could tell ‘er what she ought to do an’ think, though that poor young Vicar did try his best. … More Edna of Harfinsain

Funny Stuff

Christmassy stuff – ‘cos it’s Advent!  That kid is in the manger again playing his drum WHERE ARE THE PARENTS??? – Dave Barry ‏@rayadverb ℜ When a father asked his little boy what he wanted for Christmas, the boy replied, “A baby sister.” As it turned out, the wife was pregnant, and delivered on Christmas … More Funny Stuff

Echoes of Nildottie

Although TRH (The Retired Husband) is officially retired, he still has the occasional call out for warranty repairs. We had one such job yesterday. So we hit the road in Big Red for a trip to a little country town by the name of Nildottie.  The name is derived from an Aboriginal word, ‘ngurltartang’ which … More Echoes of Nildottie