Archive | July 2012

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Poetry Patio with Pippa Gorge

There is nothing I find more relaxing than sitting on my patio (actually, it’s more of a veranda, but poetry veranda doesn’t work as well) reading some good poems.  I recline on my wicker chaise lounge with Douglas Furbags Jr purring on my lap; I open box of chocolate truffles (fair trade of course), pour […]

Wickle/Isle of Man Tunnel on hold after diplomatic incident

Construction on the Wickle/Isle of Man Tunnel has been halted after Manx leaders expelled diplomats from the Wickle Embassy in Douglas. In the wake of the recent cheetah-sanctuary debacle, ill feeling between the two governments escalated last night after Wickle’s new mayor, Len Beggs, made an ill judged comment at a press conference.  A few […]

Police warn of new pickpocket ruse

Wickle residents are being warned about a sneaky pickpocket technique becoming popular in North West towns and cities where gangs of highly organised thieves, usually working in pairs, target unobservant members of the public. The victim will first be approached from the front by one of the team who will proceed to smash them repeatedly in […]