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Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Well... Who knew?

Driving in the car on the way home from the beach with my Darlink Sister, listening to rather eclectic mix of '80s music, when on comes the Divinyls' track: "Pleasure and Pain".

"You know," says Darlink Sister, "I always used to think the words were 'please don't ask how I've been getting on' ."

"What? They are - aren't they?"

"No, it's actually - " Please don't ask me how I've been getting off."

Cue one quiet contemplation of the next chorus.

"Well, that sorta changes the interpretation."

"Yep. Does rather..."

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Let's learn from the wombats people!

I strongly believe that it should be mandatory for all homes in rural Australia to have deep purpose built cellars (away from the main dwelling which could collapse on them).

Burrowing creatures survive bush fires, as well documented in the Caspi-Man's "Wombat goes walkabout" book.

With the south of the country a hellish inferno, and the north completely underwater, (Australia has always been a land of contrast) we have been blessed to have perfect beach weather...

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