1) This describes an easy win. A jockey with a long lead could afford to relax his hold on the reins and let his hands drop. Answer: To Win Hands
Don’t forget, gambling can, unlike speculation and hedge funds, lead to spiralling money troubles. We don’t want any tragedies, so when the comedy stops, you stop and exeunt the stage:
The music abruptly stopped, the men dropped their embrace casting embarrassed looks back and forth between them. I heard a lone drum begin a mournful thump——thump—–thump as yet another flaming
ARTSY PARTSY Ian Aye, the self-confessed radical artist has once more caused controversy with his latest installation, “Peter Pan Handling.” The piece is apparently a dangerously satirical treatment of the
Here, in Wherever-on-the-Turn, the general feel of the place is bleak. Oh, the buildings, the water features, the transport infrastructure, even the weather, today at least, are wholly admirable, however…
The place is being overrun by foreign forces. Nobody even knew it was a target until they saw printed snow falling from the beautiful, humid skies. Apparently, the propaganda they
CHOOSE A QUEUE CONTAINING A CHICKEN AND AN EGG, THEY NEVER KNOW WHO CAME FIRST
A HOSPITAL SIGN
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COVER STORY: FREEDOM OF STEM
Unemployment is a mental illness at best, at worst it is a deliberate mentally defective resistance to what is right for the party: sound familiar? (read.more) ————————————————–
As another significant marker of the rolling year approaches apace, so another opportunity to reflect on its worthy, but largely ignored, message presents itself. Easter, like its more famous brother Christmas, has at its heart its own particular brand of life-enhancing, love-thy-neighbour, (read more)
THOSE ETHICS GIRLS
Narrator: The Phantom slowly, gravely, silently, approached. When it came near him, Scrooge bent down upon his knee; for in the very air through which this Spirit moved it seemed to scatter gloom and mystery. Feelings no-one experiences when dealing with Tripp & Sue, Injury Lawyers – no win, no point! (read more) ————————————————–
WE THINK, WE KNOW
by Heather Waters FOI – Chance Meeting, St. Bartholomew’s Church
I have never encountered pearly gates Where one can stroll the serene path for miles, Exercise daily sophisticated wit; Gates where the wayward are welcomed in, Money is of no import, save (read. more) ————————————————–
ONE GOAL, ONE WICKET..
THE COLOURS OF GOODBYE
It’s not blue, it’s dark grey
typical of you to have your say
you always smiled when I felt down
like a child, you didn’t frown
Instead you’d sing using great verse
and the power of word
to make me feel worse
like a churlish turd
Then you would leave
slamming the door
compelling me to grieve
and weep some more (read more)
Free Range Bread or Never Count Your Pieces of Toast
Now, I don’t know about you and your degrees of untrammelled freedom but when it comes to choice in the face of a retail till, then I’m thirst in the queue;(read.more) ————————————————–
Joseph K awoke feeling anything but special. In general summary, if he’d been in a fully conscious condition, he may have described himself more like a dog’s dinner. (read more)
COMPASSION AND PRACTICAL ETHICS: Wealth creation is problem creation? It could be read that way according to New Testament Christianity.
It seems very much like Toryism has dropped its narrow mind and eyes, their anchors on Thessalonians 3:10, “If you don’t work, you don’t eat,” (read.more) ————————————————– HOW GREEN WAS MY BERET?
A story by Pat McConnell FOI
‘Your name is Bond, Bill Bond’, said the disembodied voice behind the light shining into his eyes.
‘Tisn’t, look you. I’m Mervyn Thomas, from North Wales, Barmouth, mun. What it is.’
‘And you can stop that stupid Welsh accent, you Ffwl’. (read more)
OUR MAN IN HIATUS
The place is being overrun by foreign forces.
Nobody even knew it was a target until they saw printed snow falling from the beautiful, humid skies.
Apparently, the propaganda they are leafletting is saying that no-one anywhere in the world can be doing nothing . (read more)
AN INTERVIEW WITH EMPEROR HADRIAN
Eds: Greetings and all hail to you, Ade.
H: Felicitations to you two, too.
Eds: So, you were born in Italics?
H: Oh font, is that going to be the tone of this interview? It was Italica, an occupied part of Spain at the time. (read.more) ————————————————–
We will remember them through centuries whole A generation brave, yet innocent of soul Goaded to fight for Royal vented spleen By Jingo, that ebullient Class of ’14. (read more)
UNCOMMON DENOMINATOR (CH.4)
A Salutary Tale by Jack Mienhoff, created by Dennis A Pells FOI
The music abruptly stopped, the men dropped their embrace casting embarrassed looks back and forth between them. I heard a lone drum begin a mournful thump——thump—–thump as yet another flaming arrow lit the night sky. The Pit of Emotions exercise was about to begin. (read more)
PSEUDO OXYMORONS ARE FUN TOO
Barry W Mayhew Ph.D. FOI I was an undergraduate student when I first became conscious of those wonderfully descriptive expressions called oxymorons. I had been reading a lot of Noel Coward at that time and in a discussion with one of my English professors, I referred to Coward’s classic play “Bitter Sweet”. (read.more) ————————————————–
OF MATURE WOMEN AND TERRORISM
by Henrieta and Miriam Matejova FOI I don’t know who’s said that a woman in her forties has a greater chance of being killed by a terrorist than getting married. Perhaps it’s a cynical statement of some satirist. (read.more) ————————————————–
part the Sixth and our hero is heading to the Saloon for a quick fix to his spinning head, but is slowed down by a man with no good on his mind. (read.more) ————————————————–
Here, in Wherever-on-the-Turn, the general feel of the place is bleak. (read more) ————————————————–
JOS BITUMEN ARCHIVE
Jos was dogged, even characterised by his dark take on the world, and it obviously persisted into his years of dotage, when, in particularly gloomy times, he reminisced and found new seams of coal-black existential angst. (read.more) ————————————————–
SCENE FROM THE 21ST CENTURY
A SERIES OF DESKS, A SERIES OF VERY ORNATE DESKS, HEAVY, PROBABLY WALNUT WITH LEATHER INLAY, OCCUPY THE BACK OF THE STAGE.
ONLY THE FRONTS OF THE DESKS CAN BE SEEN AS THE LIGHT IS A SPECIFIC STRIP THAT ILLUMINATES ONLY THE FRONT PORTION OF THE DESKS. (read.more) ————————————————–
EDWIN STARR COLUMN
In the entrenches, there’s a war on want that has recruited the need to create and maintain addiction to money products and services that are not in the interests of the combatants. (read more)
THOSE ETHICS GIRLS (ISSUE 7)
Mavis: Hi, Sheila, hello Lil. Sorry, I didn’t stop to bring anything, I just got here as quickly as I could. How is she?
Lil: She’ll be fine, physically, in a day or two. The doctor wants to keep her in overnight to keep an eye on her. They say she’s got a mild concussion. (read more) ————————————————– ——————————————————
THE TIMEPIECE (part two) – ISSUE 12
“I overheard Patricia and Donald talking about incentive awards and your name was mentioned. I didn’t hear what you’re to get, though. You’ll just have to wait and see.” (read.more) ————————————————– A prime example of political rhetoric from one of the ruling elite. Lest we forget, for fact’s sake! ————————————————–
THE MAN WHO LOOKED UP (ISSUE 4)
“Are you sure? We were due to start our meeting at nine thirty. We’ve lost eight minutes already.” “But what is eight minutes lost compared to a lifetime regained?” laughed Mr Clark.
“I’m not sure I follow.” (read more) ————————————————–
PUB TALK – THE WRITERS AND EDITORS (MP3)
EDITORIAL – ISSUE 2
So, Issue two; the second polite “ahem” cast into the vastness we loosely call a universe. Unlike TV it is hard to repeat the unsung triumph of issue one. Whatever happened to issue one: this is not a rhetorical question, what really did happen to at least four copies of the first of the bag-breaking mag? (read more) ————————————————–
TALL STORY – ISSUE 11
Ben Fedora glanced away from the intricately-carved, wooden-framed mirror momentarily, just long enough to check the level of brandy in the large, bowl-shaped glass he was holding. (read.more) ————————————————–
A CONVENIENT LIE – ISSUE 10
An article by John D Hill
Government backed scientists are concerned about the effect our lifestyles are having on the sun. (read.more) —————————————————-
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