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Backyard Croak It

January 10, 2019


Thank you to The Big Issue for running this story in its recent summer edition (#577. 26 December 2018 to 10 January 2019).   Chang was no cricketer. For starters, he was a dog. And not one of those dogs that can chase and even catch cricket balls. No, Chang was a Pomeranian-cross. Small, orange, […]

Backyard Croak It (preview)

December 24, 2018


‘Nice to be in the final Big Issue of 2018 (and the first of 2019) with a little yarn about the perils of a Pomeranian pet being on the field during backyard cricket. Edition 577. 26 December 2018 to 10 January 2019. Available from your local vendor for $9. Cheers.  

Thirteen pegs

November 28, 2012


Mum always said that if you have twelve nappies to hang you only need thirteen pegs. I guess you could never have enough pegs if you had washing for six children. And now every peg is a memory. The first pegs are for memories before my time, memories that one can only imagine, conjured from […]