Nattering on the Balcony

   A popular topic today seems to be rudeness and the many ways it manifests.  The ways are legion.  But the definiton of rude seems to be more than a bit smudgy these days.  For the general edification of any reading, rude is NOT defined as...

Whimsical Wednesday

Whimsical Wednesday is a delightful tradititon I first saw over a friend's shoulder while that one was on Compu - Serve waaaaaaaaaaaaay back when. I confess I miss it though it was not then in the form we may now enjoy...

Sweet Vindication!

    There is a being to whom I refer as Who Only Ever Reads.  Early this year it and I had a most lively debate over a question in one of those awful trivia games.  The young people decided we should not play those games anymore as a result of that...

On Feminine Hygiene Products

   This was a real advertisement. I would wager you never knew this stuff. Makes betadyne seem tame by comparison. Click to see full sized and read the text. It would be a scream if weren't quite so scary. Oh, and ladies? ...

Haiku Trio

reprinted from another place golden summer days bathe now in moonlight  greet the rising sun shimmering, velvet evenings hear the night symphony breakfast in the rosy glow sterling moon smiling ...

Pinched and Purloined!

1: Describe your favorite way to break away from a good kiss?   Let the other party end it. 2: Speaking of kissing, if the passion was that intense would you go there in front of people, or brush it off till you were private?   I've...

Stop Eating My Beer!

      " Back away from that cauldron at once, woman! "    " Good afternoon, Your Nastiness.  The children are still here, put on some trousers. "    " They are quite aware I wear tie - dyed underwear and have likely seen me in less.  I...

Think You So?

   " Nightbane ? "    " Yes, young lady? "    " You having trouble with that phone? "    " Now why would you think that? "    " You been fidgeting with it almost fifteen minutes. "    " I am not a person who fidgets. "    "...

How I Love Yanks!

   I was watching the archived material at Democracy Live just now.  For those who aren't aware, the site is where one may go to see Parliament's proceedings.  I finished with the PMQs ( Prime Minister's Questions ) and switched to a matter where I...

Nattering Again

   Yes, yes, I'm on a natter again and don't say you didn't miss it because you bloody well know you did!    Commons sat again on 2 September.  I recalled it a few minutes ago but it seems BBC and/or Democracy Live are on holiday still.  ...

Mmmmm.... crow. Feed it to me!

    There will be those who will scoff and make suggestions about drama.  Say what you will, if that is all the better you think of me you're a wanker anyway and this post was not intended for you....    Having said that:    It...

The End

   I miss this place as it was when I came here.  It was a lovely community then.  The nature of the Universe is change and it seems the changes no longer favour the community to which I was drawn.  Indeed, it is increasingly clear that community...