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The one and only Flann O’Brien

 

We all go to bed for a week every month. Every single man, woman and child in the country. Cripples, drunks, policemen, watchmen – everybody. Nobody is allowed to be up. No newspapers, buses, pictures or any other class of amusement allowed at all. And no matter who you are you must be stuck inside the bed there. Readin’ a book, of course, if you like. But no getting up stakes.

(The Best of Myles, Picador 1968, p. 46). Continue reading The one and only Flann O’Brien

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Enough to make a German Shepherd laugh

 

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A trainer of German Shepherd puppies once told us that the German Shepherd is such an intelligent dog that it likes to have something to think about if you leave it alone for any length of time.  Continue reading Enough to make a German Shepherd laugh