Armageddon Pays A Visit To Withering Plains

MRS GROOVY’S BLESSED HOLY WATER Early this year, on a hot summers day Kate, (Miss 16)  finally agreed to help take down the Christmas lights which were hanging, shamefully, in the gum trees along the front of our property. From last years experience I knew there were going to be spiders waiting to jump out at me and most likely a snake or fifty as … Continue reading Armageddon Pays A Visit To Withering Plains

The Ghost of Christmas Past

Christmas is my all time favorite time of year.  I spend the month in a time warp remembering past Christmas’s and all those who are no longer with us.  It’s not a sad time, I’m not rocking in a corner or blubbering away in my hanky, how could I with people like this in my life…… On a hot Australian summers day boisterous, lovable Aunt … Continue reading The Ghost of Christmas Past

The Ghost of Christmas Past

Christmas is my all time favorite time of year.  I spend the month in a time warp remembering past Christmas’s and all those who are no longer with us.  It’s not a sad time, I’m not rocking in a corner or blubbering away in my hanky, how could I with people like this in my life…… On a hot Australian summers day boisterous, lovable Aunt … Continue reading The Ghost of Christmas Past

I Survived an Anaconda Attack

Dumbalk at Christmas is a beautiful sight.  Whether driving down country lanes or the middle of town you will find houses standing proud in all their Christmas glory. Sadly, our little house on our little farm was bereft of any decoration whatsoever.  So there was nothing left to do, we had to decorate too.  By we, of course I mean me. Sadly, I gave birth … Continue reading I Survived an Anaconda Attack

The Shocking Truth About the Jolly Fat Man

“You lied to me!” Red jnr shouted, slamming the door behind him. His face purple with rage. “What have we lied about?” Mrs Red asked alarmed. She had never seen her son in such a state before. “There is no Santa Clause!” Red jnr cried in despair. “No reindeer’s! No Elves! It’s just you and dad!” “And who told you this story?” Mr Red asked … Continue reading The Shocking Truth About the Jolly Fat Man