For this page readers are invited to suggest their own pet 'moan','peeve' or 'crime against philately'. This can work in two ways :-
1. Submit your own moan complete with verse, or,
2. Simply tell me what irks you and leave the rhyme to me.
I hope that this can catch on and be a fun page for visitors.
(suggested by Ray Hicks of Indiana U.S.A.- Rhyme by Ron)
And now for one of my favourite whinges,*
*For non Antipodeans a whinge is a moan.
A BURN-UP IN THE NETHERLANDS.
Someone thought "I'll have a joke,
And send this letter up in smoke".
And thus by posting a firecracker
Ruined the work of the original packer
The Dutch P.O. couldn't take the blame
THAT'S TORN IT!.
Strangely enough, just after I received the Dutch item this one arrived in the mail addressed to me. It had been caught up in some machinery presumably, which caused the bottom piece to be torn away.Something of a coincidence and I cannot remember when I last received something like this.
Oh dear, what can the matter be,
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