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My Introduction To Golf

Posted by DMC on 20 July 2012 in Anecdotes |

A short while after I arrived in Australia one of my new found friends asked me if I played golf. Regretfully I had to admit that I did not. “That’s a pity”, he said, “because I belong to one of the finest clubs in Melbourne, Kingston Heath and I heard yesterday that they are looking […]

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13 September 2011

Posted by DMC on 14 September 2011 in Anecdotes, Diary |

The gods have been smiling on me. It was a beautiful day if a little blustery. With all this appalling weather we’ve been having, one is thankful for a fine day. Most of the usual geriatric gang were at Worlington today, playing in a five club competition (won by Somerset Gibbs). I had a new […]

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25 August 2011

Posted by DMC on 26 August 2011 in Anecdotes, Diary |

Yet another trip to The Cricketers for lunch, this time with Douglas Gordon, who has recently returned from a visit to Canada. Despite the threat of rain we steadfastly sat outside at my normal table so that that I could, selfishly smoke, without a great deal of consideration for my guess.. The people inside must […]

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Dubai Fountain

Posted by DMC on 21 March 2011 in Anecdotes |

To take the stress out of your day sit back and enjoy and hopefully your stress will vanish. To watch the fountain, click on the link below. It was done by the same people who did the Bellagio Hotel in Vegas. When it starts, click the “full screen button” at the bottom right of the “small […]

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Astronomers Select Top Ten Most Amazing Pictures Taken by Hubble Space Telescope in Last 16 Years

Posted by DMC on 3 March 2010 in Anecdotes |

“…they illustrate that our universe is not only deeply strange, but also almost impossibly beautiful.” Michael Hanlon/AH (Nov 25th, 2006) After correcting an initial problem with the lens, when the Hubble Space Telescope was first launched in 1990, the floating astro-observatory began to relay back to Earth, incredible snapshots of the “final frontier” it was […]

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Old Farmer’s Advice

Posted by DMC on 3 March 2010 in Anecdotes |

Old Farmer’s Advice: Your fences need to be horse-high, pig-tight and bull-strong. Keep skunks and bankers at a distance. Life is simpler when you plow around the stump. A bumble bee is considerably faster than a John Deere tractor. Words that soak into your ears are whispered…not yelled. Meanness don’t jes’ happen overnight. Forgive your […]

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Bananas

Posted by DMC on 5 February 2010 in Anecdotes |

A professor at CCNY for a physiological psych class told his class about bananas. He said the expression “going bananas” is from the effects of bananas on the brain. Read on: Never, put your banana in the refrigerator!!! This is interesting. After reading this, you’ll never look at a banana in the same way again. Bananas […]

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Top Ten of Everything

Posted by DMC on 5 February 2010 in Anecdotes |

Geography: Countries: Vacations Automobiles Business and Consumerism Miscellaneous Specific to the US

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My Introduction to Golf

Posted by DMC on 13 December 2009 in Anecdotes |

A short while after I arrived in Australia one of my new found friends asked me if I played golf. Regretfully I had to admit that I did not. “That’s a pity”, he said, “because I belong to one of the finest clubs in Melbourne, Kingston Heath and I heard yesterday that they are looking […]

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China and Thailand – Carer’s Comments

Posted by DMC on 11 November 2009 in Anecdotes |

Now the carer’s point of version of the same trip CATO Mark The life of his Carer in China and Thailand. October 20- November 5 2009 Hi all, I have now taken full control of his bottom. I cannot go through another episode like the one at Dubai airport. His bowels are now regular. In […]

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