You may want to click these to enlarge them. Just a suggestion, nothing meant by it.
Oh, and there's probably a few errors. Proof reading is for wimps. Or people with actual writing careers.
*Correction 'still waking up in the darkness, to asleep to have a conversation.
But you probably got that anyway.
I've had days like that, except they happen in Melbourne...minus the Julie London (although my wife has one of her CDs) and the cane toads.ReplyDelete
Hang in there. And gettest thee to thou dentist post haste.
You haven't been here for quite
some time. Do you have a phobia
No, you're all just too damn expensive.
And right on cue: a little pang is felt at my wisdom tooth that my dentist keeps reminding me I need extracted.Delete
And days like these, well... Having an amazing typewriter to bash it down with helps!
Nice blog. I don't "get" that last paragraph but you sure do write well.ReplyDelete
AH! Well, there's probably quite a few things in here that will have most Australians nodding, but wont make much sense elsewhere.Delete
Firstly, Queensland is made up of people that often only wear one pair of shoes - rubber thongs. Even in winter. This often provides me with endless comedy for me in winter as people try to insist that the sub tropics are tropical all year round.
The latter comment about 'Julia Gillard' - which unfortunately actually happened - relates to our current political climate, which is currently quite hostile to our prime-minster (Julia Gillard) imposing a tax on carbon pollution. Everyone was happy here about dealing with environmental issues until they suddenly had to pay for it, now everything that goes wrong is oddly blamed on Julia Gillard, including cold days - because she is taxing (although not yet) people to act on global warming.
It's much more complicated than that.. But I think that might cover it.
But my 'cure for cancer' comment, was my way of implying that the conversation was unlikely to be an intellectual pursuit.Delete