[DWJ] Chalice

Minnow minnow at belfry.org.uk
Thu Apr 23 07:00:00 EDT 2009

Kathleen wrote:

>The Australian native bees (which the ones in the wall were not) are
>tiny and black and stingless and drown in the butter on picnics.

Are you telling me that there are small native-Australian critturs that are
*less* poisonous and deadly than the ones we have in Europe?  Get away,
you're having me on!  :-)

>My father, who was always acquiring interesting injuries while
>working, once drove up to the front gate with the chainsaw to cut down
>a dead tree that had the temerity to try to drop a branch on him. He
>came back a short while later with his arm - black and dripping - held
>out the window.
>My mother was used to him returning in this state, but was surprised
>when he held out his arm and said, "Lick this!" The tree was full of

A honey tree.  A real honey tree.  Kathleen, you have made my day.


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