You know it's cold here (yes, it does get cold here in Australia, even though we're in the midst of the worst drought in 100 years...), when the surface of Thoon's old fishtank (outside but undercover) had a layer of ice over it this morning! Gagh!
back verandah, with some water in the tank, just to ensure the leak was well-and-truly plugged (it was).
*** Bet you hadn't heard about this before! I know I did, albeit years ago...
"On 24 March 1975 Alex Mitchell, a 50-year-old bricklayer from King's Lynn literally died laughing while watching an episode of The Goodies. According to his wife, who was a witness, Mitchell was unable to stop laughing whilst watching a sketch in the episode "Kung Fu Kapers" in which Tim Brooke-Taylor, dressed as a kilted Scotsman, used a set of bagpipes to defend himself from a black pudding-wielding Bill Oddie (master of the ancient Lancastrian martial art "Ecky-Thump") in a demonstration of the Scottish martial art of "Hoots-Toot-ochaye." After twenty-five minutes of continuous laughter Mitchell finally slumped on the settee and died from heart failure. His widow later sent the Goodies a letter thanking them for making Mitchell's final moments so pleasant..."
Peas be with ewe
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