mm. So sexual misconduct is outlawed in the community garden. Stock standard sexual conduct is allowable then? Did Adam and Eve misconduct themselves I wonder?
> On 1 Jan 2015, at 10:36 am, Max Richards <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> When I left NZ in 1963, first time overseas, I was struck by the pathos of
> England’s little gardening strips where folk without their own garden could
> get their fingers in the soil. (Patrick?)
> I expected a family garden was everyone’s birthright.
> You say, Bill, ‘no longer available’, thinking of Australian towns
> moving more towards the density of population of the old world.
> Allotments - couldn’t think of the word before.
> There’s a ‘community garden’ a few blocks from me along Capitol Hill.
> The P-Patch.
> Nine bean rows does somebody have there, and ten cabbages another.
> The civic signs are priceless -
> among the prohibitions are:
> unleashed and or unlicensed dogs
> sexual misconduct
> possession, sale, or use of illegal drugs
> possession of firearms or other weapons
> no bathing, shampooing, or washing clothes
> no spitting urinating or defecating (except in designated restroom fixtures)…
> I’m sure Patrick is familiar with all these.
> cricket is not mentioned
>> On Jan 1, 2015, at 10:11 AM, Bill Wootton <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> Bad form. It's funny isn't it, Max. You both so seem to agree with the ludicrousness of all the festivity and yet some vestige of hankering for surprise and/or ritual play lingers.
>> Hadn't thought about that chimney lack being such a 'fretful' thing. But I suppose it could be, like another diminished thing: backyards, no longer available to go out and play in, new houses being banged up hard against fences, no room for a clothesline much less a makeshift cricket pitch.
>> Ho ho,
>>> On 31 Dec 2014, at 4:39 pm, Max Richards <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>> Christmas Trees
>>> Days to go before Twelfth Night