Monthly Archives: September 2013

Sea, Sex and Sun

I never understood what the French saw in Serge Gainsbourg. I remember the national outpouring of grief when he died in 1991. http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x1chun_jt-antenne-2-mort-de-serge-gainsbou_people Anyway one of his dirges was Sea, Sex and Sun.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p1MVyenU78w   Sitting in my office last week, … Continue reading

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Manboobs

So, I thought I was being particularly perceptive in noticing that the manhole covers around these parts are varied and creative. I blustered about this to colleague, expecting her to be impressed by my insight. Not so, she replied, ¬†” … Continue reading

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Tokyo Belongs to Me

I am delighted that Tokyo will host the 2012 Olympics. The Japanese are such wonderful people. Tokyo is such a great city. Me and a few o’ my cronies One or two pals o’ my ain We went into a … Continue reading

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To express objections or criticisms in bitter, harsh, or abusive language.

I have always been very good at getting up in time. I have never owned an alarm clock. I just say to myself, “Tomorrow you get up at 4:oo.” and I wake up at 3:55. On Saturday I was programmed … Continue reading

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Eyeless in Ishikawa

I bought some new prescription sunglasses, which arrived last Friday. I had 3 pairs of sunglasses 3 months ago but I broke or ¬†lost all of them in quick succession. I had glibly said to the spectacle shop guy, optometrist?, … Continue reading

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