CIRQUE DU DUCK – LOCK-DOWN LUNACY!

CIRQUE DU DUCK -  LOCK-DOWN LUNACY!

I live  just around the corner from the Blackheath duck pond, in the beautiful Blue Mountains. I’ve developed a special relationship with the  Australian wood ducks who live there. They are so  good natured and engaging. It occurred to me that they must get a little bored

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EDITOR DES AND THE LITERARY GIFT THAT SHOCKED SANTA!.

EDITOR DES AND THE LITERARY GIFT THAT SHOCKED SANTA!.

Christmas is a time for giving.  Even Editor Des is aware of this and realized he really ought to buy something for his guardian, Pauline Conolly.  But what exactly? She loves chocolate, but he wanted to get something  a little more imaginative and appropriate.  Hmm…… what might

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THE WINE CASK……ELEVATION TO A HANDBAG!

THE WINE CASK......ELEVATION TO A HANDBAG!

BOTTLER  OF AN IDEA MATE! The ubiquitous wine cask was invented by Mr Thomas Angrove, and patented in  1965. As you may know, Thomas was an Aussie; a wine maker from Renmark in South Australia. His original version was fairly rudimentary. It was simply a polyethylene bladder 

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