So here we are. Day 365 of the eleventh year of the 21st century by the Gregorian calendar system. The system by which we live and plan our lives and whether we are Christian, atheists or something in between, it is a system introduced by Pope Gregory XIII back on the 24th February 1582.
There . . . → Read More: Final Open Fabula of 2010
Out first daughter was born on New Year’s Eve forty years ago (minus two days). We have been to very few New Year’s Eve celebrations since. Her third son was born on New Year’s Eve six years ago, which compounded the situation as far as New Year’s Eve parties goes.
You can’t really get people . . . → Read More: WWW – Of birthdays past and future
It’s the holidays on the Mornington Peninsula, and the madness of the season down here has well and truly begun.
The madness is the city drivers who seem to leave their sense, memory of the road rules and any common driving decency at home.
I had warned AL that he was going to see my . . . → Read More: Monday Morning Meltdowns
Recubation (n) lying down
‘After the usual Christmas lunch overindulgence, Eric and Vera both retired to their room to partake of some afternoon recubation.’
Merry Christmas to any Splatters reading this today!
Skirr (v) to move or fly rapidly
‘Nothing could make Eric skirr to the bedroom like the sight of Vera in a negligee.’
As a kid I was scared witless of Santa. I still am, a little. A big guy in a red suit with a huge sack that breaks into our house while we’re sleeping? And this is meant to be a good thing?
I was always taught that breaking and entering, or even just entering without . . . → Read More: He’s comin’ down your chimney tonight…
Fleechment (n) flattery
‘Eric noticed that Vera was much more open to his lascivious overtures if he indulged in a little fleechment.’
Christmas is a time of traditions, customs and rituals. For some, they may revolve around a religious service and then a feast with all & sundry, sometimes at slightly different dates; for others it is a time to escape for a quiet holiday. Many will look forward to the gatherings of family & friends, exchanging . . . → Read More: Christmas traditions
Esurience (n) hunger or appetite
‘Vera was sometimes quite surprised by Eric’s sexual esurience.’
(Apologies for the lack of a WOTD yesterday. I was a bit distracted.)
It’s almost Christmas and it’s time to get all jolly-like and gooey with our fellow Splatters. A few weeks ago, I suggested a Faux Kris Kringle and guess what?
Today is the day!
If I sent you an email with your Splatty Kringle, here is the place to post the link (or links) . . . → Read More: Faux-cus on Kristmas (It’s Faux Kris Kringle time!!)