Archive for August, 2012

26Aug

Mini Mag 123

Polly Ticks says … As the Paralympics get under way, remember the cuts in services and benefits to UK disabled. Let not one govt minister commit hypocrisy.
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Pappa Razzi says … So, naked pictures of Prince Harry at a party have been published. What I want to know is: what has it got to do with us? Leave him alone.
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Guru Tony says … Green activism is abroad in China. They’ll have a difficult road to follow, but if it’s needed anywhere, it’s there. I wish them luck.
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Harry Fang says:

SPECTACLES: ‘Twas quite a spectacle
seeing the ghost. I took them off. Ah,
what we cannot see? But I soon
understood. Scary. Can you see yours?
***
I’m free to have style
No one to shape me, see me
No style is quite free
***
OMNISCIENT: The omniscient scientist
buried his head in his arms, unable to
work it out. The 2 ghosts stood behind,
thinking: shall we give him a clue?
***
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19Aug

Mini Mag 122

Polly Ticks says … Experts who backed UK govt austerity package now say we must borrow to spend on infrastructure. Even experts know present policy is wrong.
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Prof Isaac Galistein says … Book claims Scots have genetic link to Africans, Arabians & Asians. If we realised we’re all genetically linked, could we be more peaceful?
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Major de Ranger says … Brit army chiefs warn it will take 2 yrs to recover after Olympic security tasks. Is the Brit army so undermanned & resourced? Sadly, yes.
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RATTLERS’ TALE

LOPSIDED: He always carried a wallet
full of cash. They fear losing it, you
know. It changes them. Unbalanced.
Lopsided. Limping, as if chained.
***
Must commit myself
Reasoned thought leads to action
What do I commit?
***
PRECIPICE: The frog peered over the
precipice to look at the flowers. He’d
find metamorphosis amongst beauty –
when the princess kissed him again.
***
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11Aug

Mini Mag 121

Prof Isaac Galistein says … UK eBook sales have overtaken print. This revolution has 2 causes – the ease of downloading, and total ineptitude of traditional publishing.
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Polly Ticks says … After Lords reform defeat, Brit Coalition is in trouble as Lib Dems won’t play ball with boundary changes. Every dictatorship crumbles.
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Guru Tony says … As the Olympics comes to an end, congrats to all Olympians, especially my fellow Brits. Our best performance since 1908. Very well done!!

THE CRIME POST

BATHING: He bathed in his success. So
many deals, bribes, cons. And now he
had a pool to bath in forever – as
his victims held him under.
***
Crime had lessened now
Another timely sojourn
‘Til night falls again
***
ERUDITE: We must be erudite. The room
was locked; the presents were stolen. No
suspects but the toy figures. Motive? He
did always break their legs.
***
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05Aug

Mini Mag 120

Dr Illya Ness says … BBC finally highlights problems in UK welfare cuts, yet as the Purge of the Disabled continues, where’s the debate on this State persecution?
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Major de Ranger says … Is Syria approaching end game in its civil war? UN and Syrian govt both in disarray. It hinges on what the Army does – now, and in the future.
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Guru Tony says … UK green policies for manufacturers aren’t working. Of course they’re not! They’re not proper green policies, but cosmetics to turn people off green.
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READ WITH MUMMY

Shortcut to ghost tale
Haunting caused reverse of life
A story cut short
***
TRANSITION: The old sailor sits in the
chair by the shore. Sometimes he talks;
and when he does the transition occurs
– to belief in the afterlife.
***
To feel real fear
Needed courage – to scare you
My first time haunting
***
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