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  • BackChat: Cocoa

    WHEN I STOP AND THINK about it, I’ve spent most...

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  • Home Sweet Home: How to clean your house

    Cleaning is the penalty we pay for not living naked...

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  • Back Chat: Once upon a flying toboggan

    UNLIKE MY GRANDKIDS, I’m not into winter sports. Skiing scares...

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  • Home Sweet Home: How to annoy yourself

    HOWEVER IRRITATING OTHER people are, no-one has the power to...

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  • Home Sweet Home: How to Lie

    LYING IS A KEY PART OF MODERN life and is...

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  • Backchat: Lost & Found

    I MET MY WIFE-TO-BE MORE THAN 50 years ago. And...

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  • Backchat: Flying at last!

    I never met Larry Walters, but I wish I had...

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  • Home Sweet Home: How to be irritated

    Irritants are a form of life rage served in fun-size...

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  • Backchat: We Must've Looked Awesome!

    I got my first bike when I was eight. A...

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  • Home Sweet Home: How to Open Stiff Lids

    For some people life is all jam, for others it’s...

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  • Home Sweet Home: How to say Goodbye

    They say that goodbyes are mini-deaths. In fact, they’re more...

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  • Backchat: Saved by the Horse

    I USED TO BE SCARED OF HORSES. And if you’ve...

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  • Home Sweet Home: How to Parallel Park

    Everyone can remember where they were when Diana died. Everyone...

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  • Backchat: My Small-Boat Dilemma

    I SPENT A WHOLE DAY IN A SMALL boat last...

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  • Home Sweet Home: How to Explore

    IN THE OLD DAYS, EXPLORING used to be simple. You...

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  • The Geezer: Bucking The Trend

    I AM IN THE PROCESS OF congratulating myself. For years,...

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  • Backchat: The Joy of Camping

    The best family holidays the Cooneys ever had were the...

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  • Home Sweet Home: How to change your life

    ANY FOOL CAN CHUCK IN their job, sell their house...

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  • The Geezer: Geezers and their cats

    I strongly believe that the veterinarians of the world regard...

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  • Backchat: Road-Rage

    IT ALL STARTED WITH A phonecall. Daughter and hubby were...

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  • Home Sweet Home: How to do the Washing

    The washing machine is the continuously beating heart of the...

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  • The Geezer: Geezers and their Dogs

    Dogs are a mixed blessing to old geezers. They know...

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  • Backchat: Spaghetti!

    I had a flashback the other night. We’d been enjoying...

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  • Home Sweet Home: How to Drive on Motorways

    There are three speeds on Motorways: fast, faster and “For...

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  • The Geezer: Geezers vs Health

    THE ELDERLY BLOKE IN THE bed next to mine didn’t...

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  • Home Sweet Home: How to be Security-checked

    Security checks are a cross between the police and your...

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  • The Geezer: Great Uncle Roger

    I’ve often wondered where my rebellious old-codger streak comes from....

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  • Backchat: Lucky to be Alive!

    We seem, these days, to have an over-supply of rule-makers,...

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  • Home Sweet Home: How to be Polite

    Being polite is simply a combination of saying please, thank...

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  • The Geezer: That Interwebby Thingee

    There's nothing an old geezer hates more than being unable...

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  • Home Sweet Home: How to Use a Lift

    Calling a lift is easy. Simply press the button and...

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  • Old Geezer: Geezers, Cars and Style

    I am not sure this happens to every geezer, but...

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  • Home Sweet Home: How to Wash Up

    The world is divided into those people who do the...

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  • The Geezer: Welcome to Geezerhood

    There’s a line. And I have crossed it. It’s called...

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  • Home Sweet Home: From The Dog About The Cat

    To: Master of the House ...

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  • Home Sweet Home: From the Cat about the Dog

    To: Large Human Resident of My Home ...

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  • The Geezer: Growing Old Disgracefully

    Growing old disgracefully has its ups and downs ...

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  • Home Sweet Home: How to Give Clear Directions

    It's worrying to thing that, at any given time, 25%...

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  • The Geezer: Don't Stop the Music!

    Gee, us Geezers really are sentimental old coots aren’t we?

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  • Home Sweet Home: How to Drive a Trolley

    There are two main types of trolley. The first is...

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  • The Geezer: Memories of a Geezer

    A great thing about becoming an old Geezer ...

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  • Home Sweet Home: How to Cry

    Kiwis aren’t given much to crying. They used to cry...

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  • The Geezer: Long Live the Geezer!

    I’ve decided I simply wasn’t meant to live this long.

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  • Home Sweet Home: How to Fix Things

    Things are very like people in that at any given...

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  • The Geezer: How Geezers Should Behave

    The great thing about becoming an old geezer is ...

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  • Backchat: Guilty as Charged!

    I'm not normally a grumpy grandad. I want my grandkids...

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  • Home Sweet Home: How to Have a Wash

    Washing is something we all do almost every day ...

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  • Home Sweet Home: How to Keep Tidy

    Everything in life has its proper place. If it’s not...

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  • Home Sweet Home: Keeping Warm in Bed

    There are basically two ways of keeping warm in bed...

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  • Home Sweet Home: The Truth About Armpits

    Your body is like a superbly engineered luxury car ...

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  • Home Sweet Home: One Woman's Week at the Gym

    DEAR DIARY: For my birthday this year, my husband signed...

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  • Home Sweet Home: Understanding Fishing

    Fishing is the act of sitting in a boat for...

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  • Home Sweet Home: What Women Want in a Man

    Women want a man who ...

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  • Home Sweet Home: You can't talk to my back right now - it's out

    I’ve never actually seen my back, but I know it’s...

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  • Home Sweet Home: Your Dog Is Calling

    Last year a South Korean company began offering a service...

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  • Home Sweet Home: Diary Of A Colonoscopy

    I recently called my gastroenterologist, Andy, to make an appointment...

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  • Home Sweet Home: What The Dog Thinks

    My dog believes it is starving and that I'm the...

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  • Home Sweet Home: Gift Wrapping Tips For Men

    Men are not big gift wrappers ...

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  • Home Sweet Home: How To Be Bald

    Women rate baldness somewhere below webbed feet ...

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  • Home Sweet Home: Warning All Women!

    You may have read the scare-mail about the person whose...

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  • Home Sweet Home: The Curse Of Curfew

    My eyelids snap open at exactly 2200 hours, responding to...

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