“COMEDY IS” – By Des Kelly   Just a short while to go, before all Victorians in Australia will be able to move around freely, once more. We have been trying our very best to keep ourselves occupied for the past few weeks, in lockdown, because of C.V.19, and it has been extremely difficult, but now Charles Schokman has been kind enough to present the Irish Comic genius Dave Allan who, in turn, is trying to teach us how to tell the time.            This also tells us a few things. Dave should have been here with us in Melbourne, teaching some NITWITS that THEY will be responsible for a longer TIME in  restrictions if they keep going to the beach, breaking the contact rules,  and being stupid. Also, that comedy, as entertainment, need not be offensive ...

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Hi folks, this hilarious little account of  Life in the Army was sent to me by one of my friends, who also thrives on good comedic material. Arthur Speldewinde, needs no introduction at all, especially to us Burgher buggers from Ceylon then, Sri Lanka, now. I had to share this true story with thousands of eLanka members and readers, all over the World. This is, as I often say, on FB. etcerera, “Especially for you”. Please read it and have a bit of a chuckle. Desmond Kelly. (Editor-in-Chief)  eLanka.      Life in the  Australian Army.. Text of a letter from a kid from Romagna to Mum and Dad. (For Those  of you not in the know, Romagna is a  small town, west  of Quilpie in the far south west of Queensland )   Dear Mum & Dad, I  am well. Hope youse are too. Tell me big  brothers Doug and Phil ...

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  Drinking Tea or coffee as a beverage is a personal choice, but health benefits are in more favour of coffee.Both beverages have caffeine. Tea leaves have more caffeine than coffee beans before they are brewed, but caffeine in tea is extracted more during the process of brewing within ten seconds and further diluted more when adding hot water. Also, most of the caffeine is left behind with the tea leaves at the base of your cup. For these reasons brewed tea you enjoy, has less caffeine than brewed coffee. Both tea and coffee in excess can result in increased anxiety, rapid heart rate, high blood pressure, insomnia, restlessness and nausea in hyper-sensitive people Both tea and coffee have protective antioxidant to neutralize harmful free radicals in your body, a better source of antioxidants is coffee. Tea has catechins, theaflavins whilst coffee has chlorogenic acids and trigonelline the main antioxidants. ...

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The sudden passing of Dean Jones last week was followed by an overwhelming response from the global sporting community. Cricket greats and close friends paid tribute to a pioneer of the sport, whose Test career was arguably cut short in his prime. Jones was inducted into the Australian cricket hall of fame in 2019, and is remembered as one of the country’s most influential figures in the one-day format. As a colleague recently put it — Jones walked so Ricky Ponting could run. Watch every match of the 2020 IPL Season LIVE on Fox Sports with Kayo. New to Kayo? Get your free trial now & start streaming instantly > But he was also a confrontational character, on and off the field, which at times rubbed off poorly on others. His infamous request for Curtly Ambrose during an ODI match in 1993 potentially summed him up better than any other anecdote could. Jones ...

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