Bryan Hemming

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Elephant poo pong: not news. No elephant poo pong: news

It has been said my strongest point is the number of weak points I have. The theory being, I suspect, that a great number of weak points add up to something … Continue reading

May 30, 2014 · 3 Comments

Enough for a Drink (some you never win, some you always lose)

Poverty excretes a distinct odour no amount of scrubbing can rid. It permeates your clothes and clings to your skin. It creeps under your nails and leeches into your hair. … Continue reading

May 29, 2014 · 6 Comments

Just a few more spring flowers….

A walk by the nearby fields and back down to the river produced some more flowers today. The first I named Buttercup, who I surprised after she’d eaten most of … Continue reading

May 22, 2014 · 1 Comment

Last of the spring flowers in Andalucia

Plentiful wild flowers grow tall and colourful in the Andalucian spring, adding a real cheer to the countryside and patches of ground in the pueblos. Conil is no exception. Now … Continue reading

May 20, 2014 · 4 Comments

All washed down

Just thought I’d blow my own trumpet here, as nobody else wants to blow it for me. Probably because of all the spittle that trumpets collect. This short story is … Continue reading

May 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Sun is wearing out

Today I learned the Sun has got a hole in it bigger than Jupiter. That reminds me of my socks. I have rather long big toes, which point to a … Continue reading

May 16, 2014 · 8 Comments

The shifty-fifty – who needs it?

Just in case you missed it, the Tuesday before last was the final day you could’ve legally shopped with your Houblons. For those who think a Houblon is something like … Continue reading

May 10, 2014 · 4 Comments

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