Arthurglanced out the window. Cliffs shaped like giant stained teeth grinned back at him. Way below, tiny trees dotted the valley…’I guess when you booked this Far flung tour, you never imagined you’d be sitting on a bus on the edge of a cliff.’ he laughed nervously.
Oh, dear! It’s doing in my head,
The old computer is dead.
Well, perhaps not quite…Read more "Monday Missive: An Ode"
After weeks without a proper wash (the centipede-infested one at Kata Tjuta didn’t count), we stank. As he showered, family friend, TR told one bloke waiting for him to finish, that he had not showered for one-and-a-half weeks. The man left the block without showering.Read more "Don’t Mind the Neighbours…"
‘Not here in Australia. Not since,’ she lowered her voice, ‘I mean it got taken away in the ‘3o’s when we became a republic and,’ her eyes darted in the direction of a hologram of a popular avatar from a neighbouring country to Australia, ‘sold our country to—you know.’Read more "The Raw Deal (3)"
Dad stopped the Rover and then stepped out. ‘I think I saw something.’
MB leaned over the edge of the roof. ‘What’s he doing?’
I shrugged. ‘Beat’s me.’
Dad trundled down the patchy road.
My older cousin (C1) jumped down from the roof rack. ‘Oh, he’s got something in his hands.’
The night dragged. Neither Frau Biar nor Amie were hungry. They kept vigil over Wilma, the clock dragging its hands around its face in slow deliberate ticks and tocks.
Tick-tock. Tick-tock. Tick-tock.
Tahune Air Walk…
Now one thing one must know about the K-Team, they have to get their money’s worth. And true to form, that day, we did indeed receive value for our money.