Five Easy Sandwiches

Ok, I think this blog could do with a bump in readership. Now food, recipes and kitty cats improve the stats but I don't like cats (What? You had no idea? Hmmm ... you must be new around here.)  So here are some simple recipes. I cannot promise you that these sandwiches are…

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Ode to The Nose

He’s a good friend to me, he is. Wherever I go he goes before me. In a public urinal when I go to piss He alerts me to dally not, but pee quickly and get the hell out. He has not gracefully aged Grown a forest, wooded and mossy. Discharged fluids so far…

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  • Post published:October 19, 2015
  • Post category:HumourPoetry
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My Birthmonth Festival

August
I made this!! Arty, no?? Restrain yourself from making copies… (c) Ajesh Sharma aka SloWord et al.

August is almost upon us. August brings with it the day the body that owns the authors on this blog was born. Yessirreee, The SloMan, The LastWord, LeggieLefty and the PeevedPunjabi were born in August. In order to celebrate, I am offering you an easy way to wish me well.

Instead of me writing a self-congratulatory birthday post, as I usually do, I am (more…)

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  • Post published:July 21, 2015
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Happy Fifth Anniversary!

English: A butterfly, in Pome county, Tibet.
English: A butterfly, in Pome county, Tibet. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Today is, according to WordPress, and WordPress should know, the exact day 5 years ago when The SloMan signed up at WordPress and stared at the screen thinking “What is this blog thing and how do you go about blogging?”
Since that day, 5 years ago, The SloMan has seen much activity. Over 2 years ago, he merged (more…)

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Pride, Prejudice and Curiosity

A scene with Colin Firth as Mr. Darcy after a ...
A scene with Colin Firth as Mr. Darcy after a swim in a lake is recognized as “one of the most unforgettable moments in British TV history”. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
The words “Pride” and “Prejudice”, especially when joined with a non-contrasting conjunction are to a certain gender what, reportedly, catnip is to a feline. Some of those, personally known to me, have watched Colin Firth‘s D’Arcy in a wet t-shirt scene a few thousand times. Of course, people of all genders are simply fond of Jane Austen and count the story of Fitz and Liz as a great love story. (more…)

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  • Post published:December 13, 2014
  • Post category:Writing
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Jeepers! Peepers!

A small ground floor flat (apartment, if American) is what we loved in and lived in. As a newly married couple in our mid-twenties, we both worked for "computer companies" where we "did computers". It is important to understand the layout of the flat. It isn't actually, but it's more interesting (to me)…

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  • Post published:April 14, 2014
  • Post category:Memoirs
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The Power of Cats

Over the past year this blog has seen quite a bit of activity. Averaging approximately a post a week, we've managed to talk about many a thing. And as we continue to dig into the statistics that WordPress has kindly provided, we are struck by the power of cats. Kittens, especially, are a…

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  • Post published:September 26, 2013
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Ten Reasons why I blog

I’ve been blogging for a while. I don’t see blogging, yet, as an end in itself. So why do I blog? Here are my ten reasons why I blog, in no particular order.  #whyblog? 1. Boredom I started on the Microsoft blog site, I forget what it was called and it doesn’t exist…

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  • Post published:September 20, 2013
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It's mine!

BottledWorder is at it again - digging deep into the blogging experience and into the mind of the bloggist. http://bottledworder.com/2013/05/07/electronic-writing-and-the-numbers-game/ I did try the cute kitten trick and it definitely brought an uptick in traffic, so clearly the people have spoken! "Less coconut oil and more kittens" they say. Should I break down…

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  • Post published:May 8, 2013
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