Craig Lilienthal, Hugh Barrett, Peter Skinner, Rob Wheeler, Greg Mudie

Following all of the latest conjecture about whether or not the plastic wrapping round home-delivered copies of The Sydney Morning Herald may be recycled (C8), Granny determined that it was time for some info. The Herald’s circulation division seemed into the matter additional for us final week and that is their response. “The flat wrap that’s used for many of metropolitan Sydney is provided by WRH World. They’ve confirmed that the plastic may be recycled by the Coles and Woolworths recycle applications.” So off you trot to the plastic recycle bins of your most well-liked grocery store.

It was at all times going to occur. Hugh Barrett of Sanctuary Level “cannot bear in mind the (giant) calibre of the six-shot, powder-fired revolver (C8) that my mate Dooffy made ‘after hours’ within the tech workshop at our boarding college, however I do bear in mind all of us speaking him out of firing it by hand. So he tied it to a stump and pulled the set off by way of a protracted string. Simply as nicely – it blew the stump aside.”

Peter Skinner of Beecroft raises the stakes considerably on Dave Horsfall’s rifle (C8). “In the future in 1963 ‘Ma’ Jenkins, our historic French instructor at Caringbah Excessive Faculty, went proper off at us for drawing vehicles, planes and all else besides issues French. ‘You are as dangerous as Evelyn Owen who fooled round drawing weapons all lesson, however a minimum of he invented the Owen submachine gun and helped shorten the conflict for the Australian Military’.”

Craig Lilienthal of Wollstonecraft lately requested certainly one of his teenage granddaughters how she was managing through the pandemic. She responded by saying, “‘The federal government ought to put off all restrictions and permit the group to develop herd immunity’. Once I defined that that could be OK for younger individuals like her, nevertheless it may kill outdated individuals like me, she retorted with, ‘Effectively, somebody has to take one for the group’. I should assume twice about taking her to dinner once more.”

Rob Wheeler of Ermington additionally noticed Shintaro and the ninjas at The Stadium (C8), which was nice pleasure for his younger self, however “I used to be a bit disillusioned that the ninjas had to make use of small trampolines to do their 20-foot jumps.”