For which the other furbaby had the good manners to wake me up to alert me to the technicolour yawn and allow me to be AWAKE! at 5.30am, cold, miserable and not even wanting a coffee.
You know things are crook in Tallarook when I can't stomach a coffee.
But, hey, it could have been worse....and I got to see Dawn's crack again; being the refined lay-dee that I am *cough cough* I don't frequent Dawn nor often cast my baby blues towards her crack.
Nope, not an employment vetting committee but a mob of blokes lounging in gaol in Sydney in the 1920s.
Today in 1955 in South Oz was so damn craptacular it's known as Black Sunday; when horrific bushfires swept through the Adelaide Hills destroying approx. 40 homes, many other buildings, 600 square miles of country, the Upper Sturt Railway Station and the S.A Governor's Summer residence Marble Hill.
Today was a Wednesday in 1878 when the first telephone sans Wifi, Bluetooth, data allowance, or even an MP3 player went live at a store in Spencer Street Melbourne and the person on the end of the phone began yakking away with another person (as opposed to texting or sexting) in a store in Elizabeth Street.
Miss Walker has declined to dine in the Windsor Ballroom today, she feels she would not find anyone to her liking.
Today in 2011 the Queensland river levels continued to rise with 200,000 people effected and one reported fatality.
In 1892 130 acres in the County of Churchill, Parish of Purga was proclaimed a reserve for the use of Aborigines connected to the Deebing Creek Mission that had been thrown together by the Aboriginal Protection Society of Ipswich.
After Darwin was loudly and proudly declared a town in 1959 there were rumblings to revoke the Aboriginal Reserve, Bagot Reserve, for suburban housing and shifting the Aboriginal families further into the bush with Mayor of Darwin, Mr J. Lyons, quoted in the NT Time on this day ‘The way Darwin is growing leaving Bagot where it is would be like putting it in Smith Street. What a furore that would cause. It is high time Bagot was moved’.
I think these chaps sum up the feeling of one perfectly.