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Wednesday, 11 January 2012

Good, Good Vibrations: Royal Portable Typewriter has this ole house Shakin' All Over

This ole house once knew his children
This ole house once knew a wife
This ole house was home and comfort
As we fought the storms of life
This old house once rang with laughter
This old house heard many shouts
Now he trembles in the darkness
When the typer walks about
- Stuart Carl Hamblen (1954)
Some may recall my post last month on giving a Royal portable typewriter to my young work colleague and good friend Michael Ruffles. Here is the story Michael wrote about what has happened to him and his little typewriter:
 A happy snap of Michael's good friend Penjai at the Royal typewriter: 
*For American readers, dunny is an Australian word for a toilet, or bathroom as it is sometimes euphemistically called

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