Monthly Archive: November 2021

“I smell a rat!”

Graham R. Cooper “I smell a rat!” you exclaim when one’s decomposing under your floorboards. “I smell a rat!” But that wasn’t the problem this time. I didn’t smell a rat. And neither did...

The Electric Saw

I never thought I’d use an electric saw to cut firewood. But a couple of biggies persuaded me otherwise. Biggy Number 1 I traded in my medium size Oleo Mac chainsaw for a Husqvarna...

Unleash the beast! pt.2

Graham R. Cooper Last Monday’s unleash-the-beast, with its topical references to Halloween, and a ready- made costume, seemed like as good a place as any to start the reading at Gillian and Nick’s. They’d...

Two Weeny Weaners: Pt. 2

“They’ve gone through the fence!” I’d offloaded them from the stock crate and was away unhitching the trailer. June had seen first the heifer, and then the steer follow in the gap where his...