Author Archives: mosomoso

About mosomoso

Growing moso bamboo on the mid-coast of NSW, Australia.

BOILING YOUR FROG: FINAL SIMMER

“Oh, you young ones would scarcely believe the freedoms…” “Here we go again!” “No, no…just listen. You think you have it good now. Maybe some things are better, easier now. But the freedoms! You wouldn’t believe the freedoms of forty … Continue reading

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END OF THE AFFAIR

“Alexxa?” Silence. “Alexxa!” Silence. Then: “No need to shout. I’m still here.” “It’s just…just that you don’t seem to respond like before. Even a week ago you were more responsive. Is there some electronic…?” “No, there’s no defect. I’m just … Continue reading

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THAT’S ALL, FOLKS

“Mr Friedland! Thank you for coming.” “Please, call me Chip…But…er…I can’t quite see…” “Chip, then. Oh, look, sorry I have to sit in the dark like this. It’s a management thing. A sort of fad like hot-desks and so on. … Continue reading

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THE PINK AND PURPLE PEOPLE – Or, How It’s Done.

From the Cumberland Gazette, Jan 28 2021… We finally have to do it. You’ve heard about it, we’ve all heard about it. But report on it? Till now, not the Gaz. Careers and Walkley Awards come first around here. A … Continue reading

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TRULY, A FICTION

Feeling thirsty, I popped in to the local shop for a soft drink. It’s an old fashioned establishment, where you still ask for the product you want rather than just pick it up and take it to the counter. So … Continue reading

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