I Wee’d In The Wilderness

I wee’d in the wilderness, it happened like this: A very long trek, I needed a piss. I felt very shy though I was quite alone, An off-the-track outcrop I chose for my throne. But no dilly-dally for me on the rocks, Or else I’d have wees running down to my socks. So down went my thermals, my knickers to follow And I squatted neatly right over a hollow. When stream […]

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Look Back On…THE VIETNAM WAR

I don’t mean to be so war oriented, it’s just that a few things have happened this week that make these particular wars relevant. Today is Vietnam Veteran’s Day and the 45th anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan and until today I had heard of it but couldn’t say exactly what it was, which seems a terrible insult to the people involved, who must carry stuff like this with them […]

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Catch Up On…THE WAR IN IRAQ

(Megoracle’s First Post – insert stirring bugle music, or is it trumpet? Bugle is a funny word. Anyway…) As the last 33 Aussies are brought home from Iraq this week, it seems timely to catch up on the War in Iraq. It all ended officially with the withdrawal of the last US combat troops in August 2010.  Aussie combat troops left in 2009. These days, around 46,000 US troops are […]

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