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….
A peek into the busy life of Santa Claus in Santa’s Village as he prepares for Christmas Raili Tanska
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
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
Thought I’d introduce you to some Aussie’fied Christmas songs Raili
It’s been a busy day all round today, so this is just a short post. TRH (The Retired Husband) on board his favourite lady, Finnally. Together with his brother, they moved her to the marina. A long overdue clean up of her hull is called for. And here she is out on the dry dock. … More She’s having her derrière cleaned
WHAT LIES WITHIN Given we were away on our road trip the November newsletter didn’t happen. So to end this newsletter year of 2016 with a bang, this is a double whammy for the months of November and December. It has been a busy time for us. Road tripping, as lovely as it was, … More Mind, Body, Soul Newsletter – November/December 2016
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
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
Never in my wildest dreams did I think that 700 and more of you out there in the blogosphere would choose to follow my humble little blog. From the bottom of my heart THANK YOU ! I picked these flowers just for you. Choose your favourite – there are enough for every single one … More 700 Roses – and more !