On The Box | A Country Practice

On The Box | A Country Practice

Allow me to set the scene - it's 1986 and Fatso the Wombat has ripped up Sgt. Frank Gilroy's rose garden... again. Frank is well pissed and Fatso is in danger of being packed off to a random nature park somewhere to live out his merry marsupial days. Luckily Shirl (Frank's free-spirited wife Shirley) knows just how to calm Frank the freaky frittata down, and Fatso lives to eat another bloom right out from under Frank's nose...

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Flashback Friday | Shirt Tales

Flashback Friday | Shirt Tales

Whenever I talk about how great Shirt Tales (1982 - 1984) was, I usually find myself talking to a blank face. Nothing. Nada. No connection there at all. But if you go online to suss out the Shirt Tales vibe, there's actually quite a few people out there who get all excited when they've made contact with a fellow 'Shirty' (this nickname for a dedicated Shirt Tales Fan is currently unrecognised in the wider Shirt Tales community, but I'm hoping it might catch on). It doesn't happen often, but it can happen - and it is a beautiful thing when it does.

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Cartoon Corner | The Flintstones

Cartoon Corner | The Flintstones

I love revisiting the cartoons I used to watch as a kid. How good were Saturday morning cartoons!? If reincarnation does turn out to be a thing, I want to come back as a human again, just so I can be a kid that sprawls out on the lounge room floor watching cartoons on a Saturday morning all over again. Bliss!

The other day I asked my sister what her fave cartoon was. I hang my head in shame that I actually had no idea! But I've righted my wrongs now, and that's why we're hanging out with The Flintstones today.

 

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