Tag archive for ‘TheSpinster’

Ask the Spinster – Verbiage

Ask the Spinster – Verbiage

Dear Spinster,

Where do all the old words they don’t include in the new editions in the dictionary go ?

Wordy McWordsmith

Ask the Spinster – Wall to Wall

Ask the Spinster – Wall to Wall

If you have a question for the Spinster, please send an email to gowcommunity@gmail.com, with ‘Ask the Spinster’ as the subject line. Dear Spinster, Eight years ago my grandson and his wife took all the carpets up from their flat and varnished their floorboards ! I found it very difficult to visit at first, as […]

Tales From the Spinster of this Parish – GOW and Dolls

Tales From the Spinster of this Parish – GOW and Dolls

Another Christmas is nearly upon us and I’m still walking on this tiresome planet. It’s been a mixed year with plenty of prosperity at the start of 2008 and now near poverty at the end of it.

Ask the Spinster – Hard Up

Ask the Spinster – Hard Up

If you have a question for the Spinster, please send an email to gowcommunity@gmail.com, with ‘Ask the Spinster’ as the subject line. Dear Spinster, I just heard that edinburgh’s going to get a fast lane for pedestrians. What are we going to get in glasgow ? Deek

Ask the Spinster – Fraternisation

Ask the Spinster – Fraternisation

If you have a question for the Spinster, please send an email to gowcommunity@gmail.com, with ‘Ask the Spinster’ as the subject line. Dear Spinster, War ! What is it good for ?!! Mel

Ask the Spinster – Aunties Bloomers

Ask the Spinster – Aunties Bloomers

If you have a question for the Spinster, please send an email to gowcommunity@gmail.com, with ‘Ask the Spinster’ as the subject line. Dear Spinster, My best friend and I have this ongoing argument whenever she sees me doing the laundry when she’s round my house. She keeps saying that she can’t believe that I don’t […]

Tales from the Spinster of this Parish – Farewell

Tales from the Spinster of this Parish – Farewell

A Sad Farewell October 2008 I have just heard that the lovely John, who has been our Founding Editor of the GOW newsletter, is stepping down after over four years of unstinting work. He has always been able to cheer me up. I will badly miss our times together. When I have been down in […]

Tales from the Spinster of this Parish – Cultural Exchange

Tales from the Spinster of this Parish – Cultural Exchange

Bring Out the Dancing Girls ! February 2008 As many regualr reader know, I am very supportive of how the improvements have gone in the backcourt and I enjoy the little parties and celebrations that happen just outside my window. However, I have to say that I was rather taken aback by the dancing that […]

Ask the Spinster – Net Etiquette

Ask the Spinster – Net Etiquette

If you have a question for the Spinster, please send an email to gowcommunity@gmail.com, with ‘Ask the Spinster’ as the subject line. Dear Spinster, I recently saw this guy’s profile through bebo. He’s a friend of a best friend and wants to add me. I don’t think he’s that hot or interesting – what’s the […]

Tales from the Spinster of this Parish – Ratted Out

Tales from the Spinster of this Parish – Ratted Out

Ratted Out February 2008 It was the only mild day of the year so far and so I tottered along though the park by the underground station. A cheeky magpie plucked a crust from the waste bin close by and carried it off onto the grass. However, just as it was starting to devour this […]