Author Archives: Bert

About Bert

On the fringes


I passed Ernie on his way to church this morning. He’d stopped by the graveyard with some flowers. He was wearing his usual clothes: a navy blue suit with waistcoat, collar and tie. His shoes, as ever, were black and … Continue reading

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The old Windmill

TUMBY: There used to be a windmill there at the end of the promenade you know, Bert. ME: Really? TUMBY: Oh Yeah. Big one too. Proper one, you know. ME: What happened to it? TUMBY: Billy Butlin knocked it down … Continue reading

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Old Bert (via Twitter)

(via Twitter) Bumped into Janice yesterday.”Hey Bert I’ve got you a birthday present”, and she lifted up her skirt. I thought…that’s not to be sniffed at. Just saw Debbie Bodfish at the bus stop in her denim mini and corned … Continue reading

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