Author Archives: Belongum

About Belongum

People bring 'things' to me. Not necessarily PHYSICAL things as such - mostly just the loose bits and pieces floating around in their 'brain-box'. Sometimes, they also bring themselves - and THAT isn't anywhere near as simple as it sounds. I come here to pass some of this 'brain-box business' on to the ether world, and to empty my head. Besides folks - I love a good yarn - so come and join me!

Coon, boong, scrub-ape…

…abo, darky, kaffir, nigger, spook, spear-chucker, jungle-bunny, chico, wog, raghead, slope… think of any racial slur you’ve heard, flung out of the angriest, nastiest mouth you can possibly imagine and I can promise you, I’ve more than likely heard it! … Continue reading

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Nana Jones…

…was a community force to be reckoned with! There wasn’t much that escaped her eye in the wheat and sheep town of Northampton, Western Australia. Certainly, there weren’t many brave enough to suffer her ire, if they were silly enough … Continue reading

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There’s something to be said…

.. about the ability to turn your own hands to making something. Anything! Even more so, if that making has meaning. It might not have actual practical use in today’s modern world on some levels – but your involvement in … Continue reading

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