Big Billy – Four weddings and a shaving accident

It wouldn’t be summer if ya weren’t bein’ dragged off to weddings all the time. Somebody’s cousin’s neighbour’s daughter is gettin’ married ever other weekend and before ya know it, the wife’ll have ya climbin’ in the shower and wearin’ clothes too fancy to even change a tire in. [Full story]

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Big Billy – The bunga-bungalow

Me and Minnie are not world travellers by any stretch of the imagination. A trip into Sydney is a big deal, really. Last Christmas Minnie was lookin’ for somethin’ in particular and she decided to try her luck out at the Sydney River Wal-mart. She talked about it for two days, made a big plan and …

Big Billy – Pickin’ wedgies

Oh, stop at the store, she says. It won’t take long, she says. Normally when we’re drivin’ along and Minnie says that, I roll out one of my go-to excuses. I hate goin’ to the grocery store, so I’ll usually say – Maybe you should drop me off home first, cuz I gotta go to the bathroom somethin’ …

Big Billy – The Stanley Cup(cake)

Minnie made cupcakes and so help me God, I don’t know if I’m gonna survive. Usually when she makes somethin’ like this – date squares or molasses cookies or rocky Big BIllyroad squares or anything like that – I can get by all right if I respect her three day rule. She just expects I’m gonna …

Big Billy – No trades-ies, pardner

Remember years ago when Swap Shop was on the radio? Holy cripes, buddy, I was the king of Swap Shop. I was all business. In case you’re too young to remember, every afternoon on the radio, they had this show where ya could call in and tell everybody you were tryin’ to sell somethin’. It was …