Hoppo Bumpo (n): A children's game. Played by folding one's arms and hopping on one leg. Aim is to bump opponents, so that they lose their balance. Last person standing wins.


October 11, 2011

The visitor



Don't mind me.
No please, I insist.
I know I look quite big*.
And close.
But just carry on.
As if I weren't here.
I'll ... uh ... be sitting quietly.
Minding my own business.
Yup, yup, yup.

Hey ... is that a sandwich you're eating?


* 52 centimetres


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10 comments:

  1. Sandwich! That guy looks like he'd eat a three course meal.....and come back for seconds.

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  2. 52cm! Yikes. Just give him lunch now and save yourself.

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  3. Step 1: Back. Away. From. The. Sandwich.
    Step 2: Watch giant bird devour said sandwich.
    Step 3: Take off running if he still looks hungry!

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  4. What a delightful visitor. I would have liked to get out the good afternoon tea set.

    This post today seems serendipitous http://allididwaslisten.blogspot.com/2011/10/crows.html

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  5. very.scary

    as.scary.as.kokkaburras that ate my husbands steak from his plate!

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  6. Am trying to come up with suitably spooky lines from Poe's The Raven but I can't without cheating on Google so you will just have to imagine something suitably spooky.

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  7. Image - taking measurements of bust, belly and head to tail on that bird - 52 centimetres!!!!

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  8. Haha, I love birds but yeesh - when you have something they want, just give it to them and run away.

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