Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

Enough of Looking Back

Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

Enough of Looking Back

Article excerpt

Lighter Side Of Life

with

Greg

Bray

FOLKS, if everything has gone to plan, I am somewhere in England, standing in the cold, drizzling rain and loving every minute of it!

I can't tell you how long it's taken me to save up for this trip; well, actually I can.

As a young buck, I'd squirreled away a nest egg to get my spotty backside overseas, which came in rather handy when I ended up unemployed during the "Recession We Had to Have".

Years more saving followed and that rather conveniently provided the money we needed to get married, start a family and buy a bigger car.

My travel plans returned to the backburner.

Our "fixer-upper" home battered my next stash before it was completely totalled by the grim event we now refer to as: "The Day of the Power Surge".

Ironically, not one of the electrical goods we bought to replace all the ones that were fried that fateful day, is with us now. …

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