David Bouchier http://wshu.org en The Funny Side http://wshu.org/post/funny-side <p></p><p></p><p>My father and uncles all loved a good joke, or even a bad one. But I can’t tell jokes, or even remember them, which has been a lifelong source of frustration. A friend of mine who was a born raconteur could keep a whole dinner table in an uproar of laughter for hours with his stories, and I would sit there thinking I must remember that one, I must remember that one. Now I can’t remember any of them, except for a few that are too politically incorrect to repeat.</p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:41:12 +0000 David Bouchier 20982 at http://wshu.org The Funny Side Long Live the King http://wshu.org/post/long-live-king <p></p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 13:32:14 +0000 David Bouchier 20609 at http://wshu.org Long Live the King The Outdoor Life http://wshu.org/post/outdoor-life <p></p><p></p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 11:52:01 +0000 David Bouchier 20217 at http://wshu.org The Outdoor Life Good Enough to Eat http://wshu.org/post/good-enough-eat <p></p><p></p><p>Millions of visitors flock to the south of France during the summer season. Some head for the sea, some head for the mountains, and everybody heads for the local market.</p> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 15:02:06 +0000 David Bouchier 19868 at http://wshu.org Good Enough to Eat Dormouse in the House http://wshu.org/post/dormouse-house <p></p><p></p><p>Old houses in warm climates often serve as crash pads for birds, insects and other unauthorized creatures who make themselves very much at home without ever offering to share the mortgage payments. On the whole the human residents learn to live with their non-paying guests, but not always.</p> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 11:40:00 +0000 David Bouchier 19466 at http://wshu.org Dormouse in the House