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Backchat: The Speech
I’VE FORGOTTEN MOST THINGS I said to my kids. But...
Back Chat: One Fateful Night
I KNOW THIS PROBABLY SOUNDS silly, but technology’s got me...
Back Chat: The Wetsuit
I CAN’T SURF TO SAVE MYSELF. Which is a tiny...
WHEN I STOP AND THINK about it, I’ve spent most...
Back Chat: Once upon a flying toboggan
UNLIKE MY GRANDKIDS, I’m not into winter sports. Skiing scares...
Backchat: Flying at last!
I never met Larry Walters, but I wish I had...
Backchat: Jigsaw Puzzles
At least 100 years ago Grandad used to let me...
Backchat: Saved by the Horse
I USED TO BE SCARED OF HORSES. And if you’ve...
Backchat: My Small-Boat Dilemma
I SPENT A WHOLE DAY IN A SMALL boat last...
Backchat: The Joy of Camping
The best family holidays the Cooneys ever had were the...
IT ALL STARTED WITH A phonecall. Daughter and hubby were...
I had a flashback the other night. We’d been enjoying...
Backchat: Cuddly Little Bundle of Fun
I don't know what you did in the holidays, but...
Backchat: Lucky to be Alive!
We seem, these days, to have an over-supply of rule-makers,...
Backchat: Pass Me My Poles Please!
In the ongoing effort to keep our bodies beautiful, my...
Backchat: Where's a street map when you need one?
It may not seem funny now, but it was funny...
Backchat: Battling the Blizzard
We decided to surprise a young grandson yesterday. We decided...
Backchat: What Rubbish!
We were babysitting recently. For No.2 Son & Wife ...
Backchat: Right on Target!
Got an early morning call from a small blonde grandson...
Backchat: Moments Like These
It was a laid-back sunshiney afternoon. We were seated in...
Backchat: Getting a bit Expensive!
Once upon a time, many moons ago, I made a...
Backchat: Guilty as Charged!
I'm not normally a grumpy grandad. I want my grandkids...