*/rolls eyes… I agree, Clicky, the first two seasons of Stranga Fings did concern ‘Free Will’,… /lights up… butt that’s Free Willy…* Dear Reader, after posting Cade’s latest Missive at the LoL on Friday evening, we settled down, in our respective locations – Southend and Texas – to remote view season 3 of the Netflix … Continue reading Adventures in Remote Viewing: Stranger Fins
It’s Mother’s Day today, Dear Reader… *Yeah, Clicky, that so reminds me of mum… /lights up…* I’ve not been about much as I’m settling into my new job and editing some short stories submissions for the next Underdog Anthology… *That’s right, number 5… /drags… * … And struggling to write a submission of my own. … Continue reading Mating Dance
Experiment (n.) mid-14c., “action of observing or testing; an observation, test, or trial;” also “piece of evidence or empirical proof; feat of magic or sorcery,” from Old French esperment“practical knowledge, cunning; enchantment, magic spell; trial, proof, example; lesson, sign, indication,” from Latin experimentum “a trial, test, proof, experiment,” noun of action from experiri“to try, test,” from ex-“out of” (see ex-) + peritus“experienced, … Continue reading Missive From ‘Merica: The Blighty Bounce
I thought that today I would start with a Song, Dear Reader, as this post will feature an extract from the scribblings mum was writing for me and my sister Juju before she died. It’s about her mother, Eileen… my Nanny Packer… ******* Extract from ‘A Family History for Ruth and Julia (Gawd ‘Elp Us!**)’, … Continue reading Daze Of Yore…
Dear Reader, inspired by a recent conversation with the JenEus Burger woman, in comments at the LoL last week, I thought I’d delve once more into Mother’s family remembrances of war. This post will be about Herbert, my grandfather, and my great uncle Eric. He was born in Germany, but let’s start with some photo/images of … Continue reading Eric and ‘Erbie
Extract from ‘A Family History for Ruth and Julia (Gawd ‘Elp Us!)’, a.k.a. ‘The Ma Papers’ by Judith Eileen Newton (formerly Shewan, née Packer) The worse part of being a girl was that if your mate was prettier than you she would be asked to dance and this would leave you on your own if you … Continue reading Click5 Special: Wanna Dance?
Just a month to go and Project Fear’s UK tour is in full flow. So far, we’ve been assured, a vote to leave the EU (pronounced ‘ew’) would result in war, famine, pestilence and the other one… */rolls eyes… well, 23rd June does fall within the star sign of ‘cancer’, Clicky.* 😉 So wrapped up in making us fear for … Continue reading Gawd ‘Elp Us… period
This week the BHS bubble went pop. *Yes, Click, I was familiar with the original store having grown up in the 70s, above the glass canopied market in Brixton. But the one I knew best was on Oxford Street during the 80s.* *Ah, I think I know what game you’re playing Clicky! Juju and I used to call it … Continue reading British Home Stories
*So, Clicky, ‘Pop’ was the decision. Interesting…* Receiving word that a Prince of Pop had pops his clogs so shortly after I’d popped the question, was a surprise. Thoughtful Man was the bearing of the news… again. “You’ll never guess who’s died now?” I hadn’t heard him come downstairs as I was still engrossed over at Hugo’s second … Continue reading Peep ‘Ole REGN… Oo’er MRS!
Thoughtful Man’s Apol!Fon chirruped alarmingly, disturbing the calm before the Boys’ return from school, a.k.a. ‘The Storm’. “Oh no, who’s died now?” In 2016, it’s the natural response. My money had been on Brucie. He squinted at the screen and then looked at me in surprise. “Victoria Wood. Wow, I didn’t feel that one coming.” I … Continue reading Hop or Pop?: Let’s Doo IT!