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Catalogue, Arranged by Issue, of All Material That Has Appeared to Date in Bikwil

Issue 25, May 2001
Issue 26, July 2001
Issue 27, September 2001
Issue 28, November 2001
Issue 29, January 2002
Issue 30, March 2002

Issues 1-6    Issues 7-12    Issues 13-18    Issues 19-24    Issues 31-36    Issues 37-42    Issues 43-48    Issues 49-54    Issues 55-60

 

Author Catalogue    Series Catalogue    Title Catalogue

 

 

Issue 25, May 2001

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Birthday Honours List

Tony Rogers

Bikwil going places
Hymn to Dance Bet Briggs "Dance for love, for heartbreak and repair"
Web Line Tony Rogers Four more weird and wonderful Internet sites
Where Three Ways Meet Bunty Five more pieces of trivia to charm you: wedding rings, 19th century physiology, CDs, street numbering, computer mice
Heart Scott Villarosa To this poet writing poetry is like keeping a journal of his life, a never-ending observation
A Word in Your Pink Shell-like Harlish Goop A few more of his favourite dictionaries — this time they’re devoted to slang
Writ Large Tony Rogers The third in our Memorable Moments in Music series
Never Mind the Vowels . . . Humpy Apples Finally! Some more doggerel!
Quintessential Quirky Quotes Various Quotes from Woody Allen, Erma Bombeck, Benjamin Disraeli, Chico Marx and the ever-in-demand Anonymous
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Fizzgig Kwizz Gig 1

Issue 26, July 2001

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One More Cordial Invitation

Tony Rogers

A noble tradition goes on
Apology from the Front Porch Fizzgig Sorry, Tim
With Oranges Doug Tanoury "I thought today of her awakening . . ."
A Word in Your Pink Shell-like Harlish Goop The concluding part of an article on slang dictionaries
Running for the 2:22 John Birkbeck An impatient girl is observed in the London Underground
Web Line Tony Rogers Which is the best search engine?
Jazz in Black and White Clare Hansson A musical visit to New York
Poem for Easter Bet Briggs Good Friday at midnight
Papua New Guinea Giorni Native lifestyle, flora, fauna . . .
Quintessential Quirky Quotes Various Quotes from Ellen Degeneres, Dwight Eisenhower, Robert Frost, Oscar Levant and Mark Twain
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Fizzgig For God's sake, don't mumble

Issue 27, September 2001

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Self Discovery

Tony Rogers

Who am I, exactly?
Green Light Bet Briggs Spring is here, and with it "a tender green"
The Ice Hockey Player Daniel Boyer Some sports art
A Word in Your Pink Shell-like Harlish Goop Who played what?  A puzzle for word buffs and musical types alike
Web Line Tony Rogers Now here's a Web site well worth mining for its gold
Interesting Origins R.K. Sadler Another fascinating derivation for you
No More Separation Anxieties, Please Tony Rogers Sidney Poitier, electric shocks, chirping crickets, memes . . .
Hot and Cold Scott Villarosa A poem that asks, "Who would stand victor?"
"One Huge Graveyard" Tony Rogers It's been a long wait, but at last we get to dig out some for for our Up-front Popularizers series
Quintessential Quirky Quotes Various Quotes from Ambrose Bierce, J.W. Eagan, W. Somerset Maugham, Dorothy Parker and Alan Plater
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Fizzgig Children's books?

Issue 28, November 2001

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Internet Follies

Tony Rogers

What worries you in particular about the Internet?
Flying over a Beach in Sumbawa Jason Clapham A new poet joins us with some verse inspired by a scene on an Indonesian island
A Word in Your Pink Shell-like Harlish Goop Their origins tend to be forgotten today, but these two expressions have something in common: they were both coined by the same person
The Azimuth Suite Bet Briggs Three exquisite poetic miniatures
Enormous Jabs of Pleasure Diane Dees Number 4 in our Memorable Moments in Music series
Web Line Tony Rogers Quality, objectivity and truth. Maybe — but only if you're careful
Dr. Strangelove and Friends, Part 1 Tony Rogers Beware: another outbreak of connectivity has been reported. (In other words, our Stepping Stones series continues.)
Quintessential Quirky Quotes Various Quotes from Samuel Goldwyn, Ogden Nash, Emo Phillips, George Bernard Shaw and Orson Welles.
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Fizzgig The solution to Quizz Gig 1

Issue 29, January 2002

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A Few Statistics

Tony Rogers

Women vs. men, Australian vs. overseas. And more
Project Gutenberg Col Choat A new contributor has some important inside info on the origin, goals and methods of Project Gutenberg
Web Line Tony Rogers Keep up to date with your favourite search engine
Dr. Strangelove and Friends, Part 2 Tony Rogers Our current Stepping Stones series continues where it left off — with the Nobel Prize
Whose Chair Is It, Anyway? Therese Kenyon All right: I'm game if you are.  Let’s share it
Twitching Giorni An outdoor pastime, described by one who knows
In Praise of the Small Bet Briggs Twelve lines say it all
A Word in Your Pink Shell-like Harlish Goop Chutzpah or glitch? Now he asks me
Quintessential Quirky Quotes Various Quotes from Woody Allen, Covert Bailey, Groucho Marx, Rev. Sydney Smith and the ever-prolific Anonymous
From the Back Verandah Fizzgig Have you heard of the British Anatomy Act? No? Not to worry: Fizzgig has all the fetid low-down

 

Issue 30, March 2002
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Off the Beam?

Tony Rogers


From stifled yawn to worldwide favourite, but . . .

How to Write a Soapie Jennifer Stewart It’s easy, provided you follow the conventions and include several of its key elements. So advises our newest contributor.
Another Apology from the Front Porch Fizzgig Remember the Bucklands? Credit belongs where credit’s due.
Web Line Tony Rogers Two helpful sites for poets and students of poetry are reviewed.
A Word in Your Pink Shell-like Harlish Goop Here is the solution to our Music Dabblers puzzle.
Arts and Sciences Tony Rogers His reputation remains undimmed.
Dr. Strangelove and Friends, Part 3 Tony Rogers Our current Stepping Stones essay concludes.
Harmony of Contrasts Bet Briggs “A joyful polyphony of arts.”
Mistaken Identity Harlish Goop H.G. shamefacedly tries to find a hidden reference.
Quintessential Quirky Quotes Various Quotes from Peter de Vries, W. C. Fields, Max Reger, Logan Pearsall Smith and Robert Louis Stevenson.
From the Back Verandah Fizzgig The richest merchant of his day was a generous benefactor in his lifetime and left a munificent will.

 



 

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