NL Life

THE BARD’S THOUGHTS ON COVID-19

THE REAPER HEWS (The Pale Horse) Scourges stalk the human race, Unheralded, unseen, The Reaper hews - no coup de grace, Messy and obscene. The virus grows and many dread, Few ICU nor cure, And stealthily,...

HOW THE BARD SEES TWENTY TWENTY

TWENTY TWENTY Our eyesight norm sees twenty-twenty, Of resources, we have plenty-plenty, Yet myopic Pols in spendthrift form Now view the till on empty-empty: Link power a software-fatigue tale, Bad vibrations! Ferries fail to sail, FooteBall games....

VULTURES SIGHTING AN OMEN, SAYS THE BARD

VULTURES (A Turkey Vulture (bird) was seen by local birders on Roche Street, St. John’s, on Nov.05. Seen again in flight on Nov. 10 - last seen...

WHO STOLE THE CASH? BARD ASKS.

THREE MILLION VIEWS (Gnarley Blog) Three million views to look at ruse That politicians bid, And thirty million spent on hues Surrounding tale sordid Of project built to stroke conceit In cost and schedule skid; But few clues in verbal chews On venality...

CHANGE COMING TO THE UNCLE GNARLEY BLOG

Since 2012, the Uncle Gnarley Blog has posted every Monday and, during much of that time, Thursdays too. Several contributors, notably David Vardy, “PlanetNL”, "JM", Jim Gordon,...

GROWING DOPEY

Tax revenues for growing dope! But growing food? Scant funding hope. It's policy from Pols myope, When shops run out, how do we cope? In NL where the weather tries And ferry service oft awry And washouts...

ELECTION – JUST ANOTHER PUMP AND DUMP?

CONTACTS COUNT        (A shoo-in) As President and CFO In penny-stock promotion: Of pump and dump, and shady guys - Mr. Dicks can’t recall a portion. If, he's Government elect, With experience and...

BARD’S QUESTION FOR THE AGING MASSES

WHEN FEEBLE COMES A question for the aging masses: When feeble comes, Who’ll wipe our arses? In this time of smartphone fret And fixation on the internet, If wiping can’t be done by app. Or swiping screen to find...