Sunday, May 17, 2009

The child that is born on the Sabbath Day is blithe and bonny, good and gay....

The MIGHTY Poo Pies of Poowong didn't have a good match yesterday against Bunyip.
Final scores were
But the Dunolly Eagles (who we should really barrack for as they're technically the home team) did Campbell's Creek like a dog's dinner with the final scores being
If only we could mix the two teams up we'd come out on top in two footy leagues.....
....and then we could take over the world, Pinky!!!!
...where's my cuppa tea....?

Right, it's Hepatitis Awareness Week you lot so the next one to look at an alcoholic beverage sideways can consider their liver looking shrivelled, diseased, green around the gills and like something the cat regurgitated onto the front door mat.
And read some more HERE.

I feel cheated that we didn't get to explore International Composting Awareness Week together.
Perhaps we can frolic through the rotting vegie scraps next year....

It also happens to be Schizophrenia Awareness Week.
For information on contacts and events from the Mental Illness Fellowship of Australia click HERE.

1770 Yorkshire glass furnace chimneys must be mighty impressive for they stuck so steadfastly in Captain Cook's mind that they were the first thing he thought of when he spied the Qld mountains he named the Glasshouse Mountains in honour of them chimneys back in Yorkshire.
Or he was singularly unimaginative.

1890 For Lee and Brian and all cartoonists out there -
The world's first weekly comic newspaper was published on this day in the UK titled Comic Cuts.
For some of the (still) amusing first edition click HERE.

1901 Patrick Perkins (Paddy to his mates) popped his clogs but not before he'd help create Castlemaine Perkins Brewery in Brisvegas better known as Castlemaine XXXX.

1962 George Wilder - a burglar who left notes for his victims - did a runner from the Kiwi prison in which the authorities wished to encase him.
George had 'em hunting for him for 65 days, read more HERE .

1978 Charlie Chaplin's coffin - and the biodegradable packaging that usually goes into coffins - was recovered 10 weeks after it was nicked.
You can read the details HERE.
You know you wanna get the gory gossip....

11 comments:

Brian Hughes said...

"The world's first weekly comic newspaper was published on this day in the UK titled Comic Cuts."

Not as good as the traditional Blackpool Postcard though.

ELIZABETH said...

Perfect post to read on a rainy day. Between visiting the comic site you linked to and the whole raft of goodies on Brian's, I'm set for the afternoon.

Go Poowong. I will not forsake you.

Jayne said...

LOL
Lordy you don't see postcards like that anymore, Brian !

LOL send some of your rain over here, Elizabeth, when you're done with it!

Anja said...

GO THE POO!!!!!

Hey, I like to remind my liver what its purpose is every now and then. I can't stand a smug liver.

Mad Bush Farm said...

Between the poo, the awareness week as in Schizophrenia reminds me of alittle sign I once found that you hang up in the toilet

It said "The voices made me stink your blog out"

Right I'm heading back to my troll hole now...

Jayne said...

"The liver is evil and must be punished" Anja ? :P

LMAO Liz, I love it!

River said...

Comic Cuts is quite funny. Now I'm off to check out the Blackpool Postcard.

River said...

Thank you so much for that link Brian. It's cheered up my day.

Jayne said...

See, River? Brian's worth his weight in bacon buttys ;)

anonymum said...

Oh dear! The Poo's were shit upon from a great height werent they?

Jayne said...

It hit the proverbial fan and everything within a 5 mile radius, Mo!

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