Archive of 2005 - Antique Grandfather Clocks

Dec 22 2005

Flight of fancy

(bought all the longcase/tallcase/grandfather clocks) This short story was written by Pamela Dearden The lady from across the road. “MALLARDS, May I now TERN your attention to creatures of the feathered kind, and let OSPREY that our piscatorial poet, will KNOT SNIPE or SKUA me for my efforts, or for ROBIN him of his EGGSstraordinary […]

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Dec 16 2005

Grandfather clock cartoon

December 2005 ‘course, I’d give you more if it was early oak and not pine…

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Nov 27 2005

She and the monster

(and the grandfather/ longcase/tallcase clocks) Monster— Aargh umdo nierch screetch? She— No thank you. Monster— Mirk hiyee wompo blod? She— No thanks, I don’t smoke. Monster—Yakki yakki urggg wampum ? She— I don’t take drinks from strangers. Monster— uppy wuupy crasdlit mij? She— No thanks, I don’t know you. Monster— Pongo pongo yapum sloyt! She— […]

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Nov 07 2005

Gonglechinks

The Enormous Gigantic AKA Blue Jigger Spifflicator (Basher)! (Former baddy, but now in charge of clock security)

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Oct 25 2005

Could this really be me?

(a grandfather/longcase/tallcase clocks dealer?) Existing in a realm of make believe, or is it reality ? Afraid of the darkness the future may bring, but often more afraid of the present. Egotistical, self-centred, loving, sensititve, easily hurt, desirous of affection, distrustful of convention yet a father to my children. Sometimes not knowing what the hell […]

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Oct 13 2005

Grandfather clock cartoon

October 2005 – ‘I still think it’s slightly out of beat!’

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Sep 14 2005

So you didn’t like my poem?

(do you like my grandfather/longcase/tallcase clocks?) Is it jealousy then? Resentful that somebody could create something new? Something beyond normal comprehension and intelligence. I am not afraid of losing my public, I have faith in them. Neither do I fear critical comment. It’s brilliant, I know it’s brilliant, didn’t I write it? Didn’t I slog […]

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Sep 10 2005

Grandfather clock cartoon

September 2005 ‘Trust me sir, of course it’s not a marriage…’

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Aug 19 2005

Grandfather clock cartoon

August 2005 – The beat goes on

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Aug 18 2005

And so say all of us!

(the grandfather/longcase/tallcase clocks) We started there, the two of them, he never came back since. I wondered whether they would go? She hated pork with mince. We introduced each other then, though he had still not gone. She thought that I would try again, but they just wandered on. Although he could not tell from […]

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