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The Handle Looked Cool But….

It looked a cool inventionThis handle on a mugUntil I went to drink from it….. Slight design fail?…. Don MatthewsDecember 2020 (Category DESIGN FAILS for further fails)

Priscilla Misinterprets Her Food

I wonder what this thing is here?Let’s have a chomp, find outShit, it’s not a mouse at allA mouse it ain’t about Don MatthewsDecember 2020 (Category ‘Priscilla the cat’ for more adventures of Priscilla)

One-Hit Wonder – ‘Video Killed the Radio Star’ The Buggles (1979)

The Buggles were a new wave British band formed in 1977 by singer/bassist Trevor Horn and keyboardist Geoffrey Downes. They were best known for their hit ‘Video Killed the Radio. They were originally called the Bugs as a pun to the Beatles but on realising they would not be as successful changed it to theContinue reading “One-Hit Wonder – ‘Video Killed the Radio Star’ The Buggles (1979)”

Poet Don Reporting on 8760

Using my new abacusFull tilt and in top gearI worked out eight-seven-six-o wasThe hours in a year Good to know…. Thankyou…. Don MatthewsDecember 2020 (Category ‘Poet Don reporting’ for further reports of interest or no interest by FCS news anchor PD)

Do Not Sit Here

Had to make a sign upTell people not a seatThey thought nice place to park their bodGot more than just wet feet Slight design fail?…. Don MatthewsDecember 2020

Signwriter Stan at Work

Was asked to make a sign forA forest they called ‘CUT’Spent a lot of time in preparationMade this sign for it Had a few complaints son……. What ?…… Don MatthewsDecember 2020

Musical Performances I Like – ‘I Can’t Stand the Rain’ Glennis Grace

Performances which you may also like…. The song was written by Ann Peebles, her partner (and later husband) Don Bryant, and DJ Bernard “Bernie” Miller in 1973: One evening in Memphis in 1973, soul singer Ann Peebles was meeting friends, including her partner, Hi Records staff writer Don Bryant, to go to a concert. Just as they were aboutContinue reading “Musical Performances I Like – ‘I Can’t Stand the Rain’ Glennis Grace”

Growth at all Cost

Where have all our trees goneIn 10 years of infill?We have to pack the people inSo trees we have to killTrees and green surroundingsClimate change combat?We need them for well-beingMentally, all that Wholesale destruction of our treesMust stop, must not go onPremier and MinisterAre you listening?…. No?…. Our ‘growth-at-all-costs’ policy is more important Addended poemContinue reading “Growth at all Cost”

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