Monthly Archives: March 2013

Jiggety Jig

*”To market, to market, to buy a fat pig, Home again, home again, jiggety-jig.” The recognized method to catch squid around here is called jigging. You cast your jig into the sea and jig  it up and down as you … Continue reading

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Flags

As children, well more  accurately as a child,   I remember being taken by the Scottish name for Irises. We call them Flags. It seemed like a very good name for a flower rather than the usual impossible to remember … Continue reading

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Impotent

So I wake up this morning to a dramatic storm. I always sleep with my windows open because my Mummy told me to. This has a disadvantage when you live by the sea, as in storms, huge waves come crashing … Continue reading

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Billy Pilgrim

So taking pictures underwater is difficult. I have a tiny, cheap camera that is hard to maintain in an er like not jerking around state. If you are on the surface snorkeling then the stuff is happening too far away. … Continue reading

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Low Tide

On account of recent mouth surgery I feel justified in not going back to work this afternoon. In a pain-killeresque environment, I notice that there is a very low tide. This must have something to do with the spring  and … Continue reading

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Abe says, “Man you must be puttin’ me on”

It being in the springtime, I have excruciating toothache. I go to the dentist who says; ” Y’all got a huge decay thing in your wisdom tooth below the gum.” I say, “Man, you must be puttin’ me on, I … Continue reading

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Some Things are so Unexpected that No One is Prepared for Them.

So Kevin is here to make the world’s best web site even better. He craves goat and so we prepare a goat stew. Good though that meal was, lunch was much better. Naoko had told me that   an ordinary house … Continue reading

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