Tag Archives: humour

Dog foul is litter?

Modern day politics. I never used to give two hoots about dog foul but now consider it litter of profound consequences. Sis man. By and large most of my life has been lived out in the country on large farms. … Continue reading

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Golf captaincy.

Fair play, discipline and courage. My experience of golf captaincy.As a lifelong fan of sport I happen to believe that this is one of the simplest ways of bridging wide divides. It is important to all of us and by … Continue reading

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One night and it is gone, going deaf.

Going deaf overnight. I was asked just the other day. “How did you go deaf or is too traumatic for you to talk about still?” Not at all and far from it. Here is how it happened. Sad, perhaps, but, … Continue reading

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An incident with a truck.

The big fight with the truck. A never ending excuse. One of the very few times I had a stand up fight with my indigenous farm manager and why. Now I have all ready penned one epistle on my indigenous … Continue reading

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Spike Milligan and Irish humour.

An eccentric Irish hooligan? Spike Milligan, had an unbelievably wonderful sense of humour and was an eccentric Irish hooligan second to none.It might strike one as strange that he was prone to this inherent streak in all Irishmen. That is, … Continue reading

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