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

Issue 49, May 2005
Issue 50, July 2005
Issue 51, September 2005
Issue 52, November 2005
Issue 53, January 2006
Issue 54, March 2006

Issues 1-6    Issues 7-12    Issues 13-18    Issues 19-24    Issues 25-30    Issues 31-36    Issues 37-42    Issues 43-48    Issues 55-60

Author Catalogue    Series Catalogue    Title Catalogue

 

 

Issue 49, May 2005

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Emily Doesnít Live Here Anymore

Tony Rogers

There's been a subtle change of address. Inform the world.
Country Gate Frances Mackay Few images of outback Australia are more evocative than that of the humble country gate.
Wot, No G & T? Tony Rogers Hold on to your inebriated hats!
Arabesque Doug Tanoury Aboard the coach.
Web Line Tony Rogers Music while you work.
Hooked on Jazz Bet Briggs The third in our intermittent series.
Now for a Clerihew Various Another couple of "purposefully flat-footed" verses from TR and Dorothy Filshie.
Mary Bennet Jennifer Paynter Part 21 of our serialised novella.
A Word in Your Pink Shell-like Harlish Goop From sixteenth century Florence to the U.S. DOD.
Buttless Wonder Larry Blankenship An urgent problem cries out for a radical solution.
Quintessential Quirky Quotes Various Quotes from Arthur Baer, W.S. Gilbert, Oscar Levant, H. L. Mencken and the eternally creative Anonymous.
From the Back Verandah

 

Fizzgig Ods bodkins! It's Kwizz Gig 5. Look out!
 

Issue 50, July 2005

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Not a Bad Score

Tony Rogers

Inconceivable back then. But there it is.
Home Ground Bet Briggs "This valley is a teeming cup . . ."
Lyrics I Write of You Peter Mara The seventh essay in our Memorable Moments in Music series.
Now for a Clerihew
 
Various Here are a couple more, this time from Dennis Callegari and TR.
Web Line Tony Rogers Belatedly, some international Art sites.
Mary Bennet Jennifer Paynter Part 22 of our serialised novella marks the close of Volume 1.
Readers Who Love Mysteries but Hate Suspense Louisa Howerow Whodunit fans might relate to this ó the honest ones, anyway.
The Feral Joke Collector Various We can blame that Banstickle individual for submitting these two.
A Word in Your Pink Shell-like Harlish Goop Of course, the question then arises: is it to be known as the chicken or the egg?
Quintessential Quirky Quotes Various Quotes from Douglas Adams, Andrew Mathis, P. G. Wodehouse, Stephen Wright and your obligatory interloper Anonymous.
From the Back Verandah

 

Fizzgig Rejoice, all of you who were born under the astro-sign of Mandrake or Fitz.
 

Issue 51, September 2005

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"Even Rats Laugh"

Tony Rogers

A diet that works?
Now for a Clerihew
 
Various This pair is from Dennis Callegari and Dorothy Filshie.
To the Editor: In Appreciation Bet Briggs An open letter.
A Word in Your Pink Shell-like Harlish Goop A ruse by any other name would smell as sweet.
Cricket for Dummies  Michael Hart The Ins and Outs of an Oldie-but-a-Goodie.
Blurring the Edges Tony Rogers Another in our once-in-a-while series Up-front Popularizers.
Songs for the Modern Nursery Henri Dandin Tasteless rhymes his mother didn't teach him.
Appetizer 1 Tony Rogers Echoes from a stylish past could tempt you to look further.
Jonquils, Suddenly Diane Dees Tiny. Yellow. Tough.
Crackpots
 
Melissa Pearce In case you hadn't heard, there's been a recent addition to the literature about the eccentrics who flourish Down Under.
Web Line Tony Rogers Have fun with inedible spam in the privacy of your own home
Quintessential Quirky Quotes Various Quotes from Tommy Cooper, Don Marquis, Rita Rudner, Calvin Trillan and some smug upstart identifying himself as Anonymous.
From the Back Verandah

 

Fizzgig A word or two from a famous Lady.
 

Issue 52, November 2005

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An Exclusive Message for the 240 Club

Tony Rogers

Discard those fantasies of imperial wealth.
Eric Maschwitz Goes to Work Peter Mara No. 7 in our Memorable Moments in Music series sheds more light on the life and work of the man who wrote the lyrics to These Foolish Things and A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square.
Wholeness Laura Stamps Some insights take their own time.
A Word in Your Pink Shell-like Harlish Goop Leave it out, put it in, but no mention of the Hokey Pokey, please.
Now for a Clerihew Various Here are another two from Dennis Callegari and TR.
Oh, There You Are E. Roy Strong "He may lay it on a bit thick in his anecdotes, but one thing you can say for Sleepy Jack Hanrahan ó his loquacious passion for jazz is both sincere and well informed." 
Ambition Bet Briggs There are two ways to go.
Web Line Tony Rogers Google et al. go courting?.
Quintessential Quirky Quotes Various Quotes from Marcus Brigstocke , Bill Bryson, P.G. Wodehouse, Steven Wright and the inescapable Anonymous.
From the Back Verandah

 

Fizzgig Solution to Kwizz Gig 5.
 

Issue 53, January 2006

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Has Bikwil Regained Its Drive?

Tony Rogers

A New Year message from the Editor.
Seasonal Change Bet Briggs Transformation.
"Ask an Impertinent Question . . . Get a Pertinent Answer" Tony Rogers Another in our increasingly less intermittent series Up-front Popularizers. This is No. 5, making it the second one this year.
A Christmas Carol J.G. Lyle The Ghost of Many Christmases Past and Future?
Appetizer 2 Tony Rogers Another example of fine Edwardian prose style.
The Operation Michael Hart You could say itís a fundamentally funny story, I suppose.
A Word in Your Pink Shell-like Harlish Goop Beg, borrow or steal.
Autumn Muster Frances Mackay "Early risers stoked on coffee and excitement of the chase."
Web Line Tony Rogers Itís o.k. to be permanently fixated at the moviegoer stage.
Now for a Clerihew Various One from TR and a double-decker from Dorothy Filshie.
Quintessential Quirky Quotes Various Quotes from Yogi Berra, Patrick Monahan, P.G. Wodehouse, Steven Wright, and that persistent gatecrasher Anonymous.
From the Back Verandah

 

Fizzgig The top secret world of amygdaloids, conchoids and factoids.
 

Issue 54, March 2006

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I Kid You Not

Tony Rogers

Please welcome a guest contributor.
Web Line Tony Rogers "Music, music, music."
The Drudge Report Jonathon Green How does he do it? Why does he do it?
No Matter Laura Stamps The natural world as seen "from behind the drapes".
A Word in Your Pink Shell-like Harlish Goop Crave some good gibberish? Roget and beyond.
Reflections on St Valentine's Day Bet Briggs The 14th day of February can mean different things to each of us.
Q.E.D. Michael Hart Another example in our Spellbound series of signs gone wrong.
Farewell to Those Twentieth Century Blues Tony Rogers Insulting? Intolerable? You be the judge.
Quintessential Quirky Quotes Various Quotes from Catherine Aird, Maggie Kuhn, Spike Milligan, Ronnie Shakes and that famous Chinese philosopher Anonymous.
From the Back Verandah

 

Fizzgig Is it possible to participate in market research and remain sane?
 


 

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