public library membership

Public Library Card

I know I say I always keep my promise, but some promises are meant to be broken. You know only you will listen to my “sounding offs” and not get bored, so here goes.

People seem to have got certain areas of this beautiful state pretty much sewn up. Apartheid is alive and well and living in the USA. Remember I told you that Toby said there was no way I could borrow any books in a library in the suburbs. I did not tell her, but as far as I’m concerned a Public Library is exactly what it says with PUBLIC being the operative word. The word “can’t” as you know is not in my dictionary and, if it is, I have never seen it. So I went yesterday to borrow a few titles.

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Ugandan Indians

Ugandan Indians

How are you on this awful day, dear Jimmy? At least it is an awful day in Illinois. Did you get the chance to do something for Ronda? Ronda has the same surname as this Graham lawyer at Hepburn’s. I have always wondered if Ronda is Jewish. The lawyer is.

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man on trotter at gym

Trotter Off, Wait Your Turn

How are you, my dear Jimmy? Wish you were here! America at this moment is the place to be. It is the most wonderful thing that the day after the Arabs and Israelis choose to “bury their differences,” four American presidents past and present decide to sign a Trade Agreement with their other American neighbours. Isn’t that wonderful? What could be more befitting?

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lonely blues from my window

Lonely Blues

Yo Jimmy! I am so lonely here. But how are you, Sweetheart? How are the birds around the hall? Hope you are keeping well out of their way. I hear you are now wearing a ponytail and that could be quite dangerous if they decide to leave their calling cards. Remember, I am not there to help you to sort out the sordid details. You know how confused you can get because you lost your glass eye. It is £500 to have it replaced, I’m told. I can’t say I blame you for being scared to visit the opticians. I heard about a chap who went in for an eye test and came out quite sightless. One cannot be too careful these days, can one?

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