Author Archives: mosomoso

About mosomoso

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

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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IT’S JUST THE FALL

IT’S JUST THE FALL In butch agogai, stifling howls, The Spartans flick-fight with wet towels. After Thebes their ranks are thin, Still they dump their babes in bins. Nor can Darby marry Joan – Well, not till they reduce that … Continue reading

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MAIGRET’S LOCKED ROOM MYSTERY: Chapter 13 (Final)

McGroder, standing, surveyed the faces along the the line of portable chairs in the gallery. Most were just curious, expectant; but Brenda Berger, seated furthest from the dark stains on the floor and next to the family lawyer, Mr Marley, … Continue reading

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MAIGRET’S LOCKED ROOM MYSTERY: Chapter 12

“It’s…it’s so odd. I mean…things like this are tragic, of course…principally tragic…But it’s also odd, though not in a funny sense, that you are sitting here with us, Mr Maigret…or Monsieur Maigret, I should say. Is it Mister or…? Doesn’t … Continue reading

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