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Wednesday, July 09, 2008


“Modern life is often a mechanical oppression and liquor is the only mechanical relief.”

—Ernest Hemingway

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Blogger Davo said...

Heh ..

July 09, 2008 1:19 PM  
Blogger JahTeh said...

Very funny Bear. I'm trying to do my best to save water but they keep putting up the price of good gin.

July 09, 2008 2:50 PM  
Blogger Gerry said...

JahTeh, learn to distill your own...

July 09, 2008 3:38 PM  
Blogger Davo said...

ah, it's all about "economics" .. let's ferget about paradoxes.

Do we really need Pokie machines? Or cigarettes? Cosmetics? At a pinch - motor vehicles.

Take away the booze and the Gummint is big strife .. heh.

July 09, 2008 4:40 PM  
Blogger phil said...

I for one certainly drink mechanically.

July 10, 2008 9:25 PM  
Blogger Davo said...

Ok, this is quite peculiar .. I have my own blog, Wombat's Waffles. Somehow, as of this connection to WiFizone, am not allowed to connect, to it. So, am taking the liberty of writing to your blog via comments.. frustrating. Am not stupid. Have rung the 1300 "help" number .. but am redirected into several 'black holes'.

Should I get paranoid?

July 11, 2008 12:49 AM  
Blogger Gerry said...

Davo, I don't know. Can't offer any help. Sorry.

Phil, there's a certain mechanical element to my drinking as well.

July 11, 2008 1:12 AM  
Blogger Davo said...

Arrrrgh! and here's me thinking that Gerry had the answer to everything ..

July 11, 2008 3:31 AM  
Blogger Nora said...

Hey - you changed your layout! (Sorry I haven't been on blog for ages)

It's pure stylish!

I just graduated - applied for a job in Australia btw. Maybe I can come and stalk you for real one day! haha

July 11, 2008 11:16 AM  
Blogger Gerry said...

Davo, sorry. Has it been fixed yet?

Nora, congrats on you graduation. Hope you get the job. Then you can buy me a beer. Stalking me? You're boggling your mind... :-)

July 11, 2008 7:48 PM  
Blogger Nora said...


if i come i'll bring you some hardcore Scotch.

fingers croessed... but haven't heard back from the aussie's. i have two interviews elsewhere on my own island.

have an excellent week mate.

July 14, 2008 6:11 AM  
Blogger Gerry said...

Nora, some REAL Scotch would be appreciated. So if you were to get that job, and I sure hope you do, I would call that a win-win situation. Fingers crossed...

All the best, Nora, my Christian friend... (and I say this even though I have, over time, said some very unkind things about Christian religions - and you should see the hard time I give to atheists...)

July 14, 2008 11:43 PM  

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