Dragons tragic, shearer and local larrikin Billy Bullock was knocking the wool off a few sheep at 'Hole Creek' property of Andrew and Lissie Blomfield the other day and when it came to a well-earned break he received a little surprise when he went to get some of his tucker out of the fridge.
Word has it the Walcha Touch Football life member has been on a bit of a health kick of late and had packed some yoghurt to eat during the day. Only problem was when Billy grabbed the container from the food cooler he discovered it wasn't yoghurt at all - it was duck fat. Should have gone to SpecSavers Bill
On the subject of SpecSavers it might be a good idea if the person who puts up the Flippers results in the clubhouse window books an appointment to have his eyes checked. Last Thursday at the Walcha Central swimming carnival Olivia Nivison pointed out one of the sheets was upside down and then on Saturday Kathy Rizzi spotted a different sheet the wrong way around.
Revenge is a dish best served cold as former Walcha sheriff Anthony Smith is currently finding out despite transferring to Nambucca Heads Police Station late last year. During recent times Smithy featured in a story in the Nambucca Heads Guardian where an old photo Smithy isn't too fond of accompanied the article thanks to some workmates both here and at Nambucca.
Before 'Smithy' left town one of his offsiders Jed Wittig travelled overseas on holidays and while he was away some of his fellow law in forcers rearranged his residence by moving all his furniture neatly into different rooms. Not only that, a tech screw here and a tech screw there made life a bit difficult for Jed on his arrival home.
All's fair tin love and war as 'Smithy' is fully award but there is little doubt some sort of repayment is on the cards. Without giving too much away Anthony indicated he was planning his next move in the What Goes Around Usually Comes Around saga. Stay tuned.
The 'Awesome Six Skins from Lake Cathie 'Nails', 'Pitch', 'Woz' and Billy Tank Water won the inaugural Ramshead Cup last weekend which involves success at the Walcha Races, 18 holes of golf on Saturday followed by further activities revolving around punting and drinking that afternoon. The boys had a ball and aim to defend the prize next year.
Although the Cathie Brennan Memorial Race wasn't run last weekend Seersucker Saturday in honour of Cath still went ahead with plenty of family and friends decked out in seersucker shirts. The trend commenced last year in remembrance of our good friend and will continue for a long time yet.
Not long back the Magnificent 7 golf squad from Walcha toured Tenterfield for a few rounds where they bumped into a bloke who told them he played for the Walcha Roos back in 1987. When Wayne Brennan asked him what his name was the reply was "I'm Peter Martin".
Quick as a flash Bruno countered with "You're not Boogie" just before Bruce 'Wormy' McGuire came clean and told them the truth. Bruce was a more than handy five eight who also played lock at times.
Walcha Council conducted the annual induction day at Walcha Vet Supplies last week where one male member had trouble finding a urinal during a visit to the restrooms. The vase on the hand basin with a lovely flower in it probably should have indicated he was in the ladies and not where he wanted to be. The person in question may or may not be the bloke who puts up the Flippers timesheets.
Two members of the 1975 Walcha Roos premiership winning squad -Ian Cameron and Denise Wall - were accompanied by fellow Walcha Roos Gary Natty and AJ Cross when we attended the funeral service for former coach Marty Williamson at Frederickton on Tuesday. We were all glad we made the trip as were Marty's wife Carol son Mark and daughter Peta.