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Miramar Needs A Good Pub And One Is Coming

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We, in Miramar, have a world class cinema (The Roxy), kick ass restaurants (Coco, La Boca Loca, Cafe Polo, The Larder) and enough petrol stations to never be worried about the car.

BUT, we do not have a pub ... let me clarify, we do not have a pub you'd be seen dead in unless you were so desperate to watch a rugby game.

On the Peninsula we have 2 pubs.

The Strathmore Local is a good local pub - it's nicely laid out, has a few beers on tap over and above the standard DB sugary shit, nice pub food and the Riversdale's have been known to spend a nice family afternoon there. It is not, however, walking distance from us in the thriving hub of Miramar and, to be honest, not where Liz and I feel like going for a night out without the kids.

Then there is The Cutting. It's one major plus is that it is local to me. It is within walking distance. I am able to wander down and back without having to pay for a cab. It isn't too far away. It is one of the crappiest pubs I have e…

Lost Generation [video]

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Very clever and poignant video passed on by my Dad, enjoy.

Need A Smile, Got A Joke?

So I txt out "Need a smile, got a joke?" to a bunch of friends on the way home today as it's been a strange few days. Flat, that's the only way I can describe it really - post-everything blues, waiting for the next stage, wandering what now ... all that.

And here's the funny-as responses that made me laugh out loud on the bus.
(aren't people awesome!)

... Got a joke?

Me running :-)

What do you get when you cross a mean dog and a computer?
A mega-bite

While reading the newspaper Walter came across an article about a beautiful acrrwss and model who married a boxer who was noted for his IQ. "I'll never understand," he said to his wife, "why the biggest jerks get the most attractive wives." His wife replid, "Why thank you, dear"

Why did the koala fall out of the tree?
He was dead.

Why did the elephant fall out of the tree?
It was sellotaped to the koala.

My girlfriend thinks I'm a stalker. Well technically she's not my gir…