Category Archives: ON THE COMICAL SIDE

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LONG TIME LISTENER, FIRST TIME CALLER

Joel had driven the Pathfinder as far as he could, a little beyond where the old hermit had parked his antique Moke, which looked like the twisted relic of a smashed carnival ride. Still, its owner used it to get … Continue reading

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THE MEDIOCRE SAMARITAN

For reader B., run off the road. I was heading down Jericho Road to check my yabbie traps in Kedron Creek – you know how dodgy that road is – when I swerved to avoid one of those Christmas cowboys … Continue reading

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THE LOST CITY OF EB38

(From the Port Tench and Haven River Mercury, June 3, 2018) Via Reuters: The scientific and archaeological worlds are abuzz this week. The ancient settlement referred to as EB38 (by the Danish team responsible for excavations in the vicinity of … Continue reading

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TRUFFLES AND DEMONS

“Ah, well, there are those in the church, and even in the mendicant orders, who must have the whiff of money forever in their nostrils. As for me, this tumbler of wine is enough, along with some thin potage and … Continue reading

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DEVIL’S BRIDGE

Students of the Way of Saint James should know how the last builder of the ValentrĂ© Bridge at Cahors tricked the Devil into helping him finish the work. Well, not finish quite, but finish to the satisfaction of the wealthy … Continue reading

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