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

Issue 55, May 2006
Issue 56, July 2006
Issue 57, September 2006
Issue 58, November 2006
Issue 59, January 2007
Issue 60, March 2007

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 49-54

Author Catalogue    Series Catalogue    Title Catalogue

 

 

   

Issue 55, May 2006

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Keeping to the Slow Lane

Tony Rogers

Peaceful and genteel.
A Word in Your Pink Shell-like Harlish Goop Not one of us.
Memories of Otago J.G. Lyle From Milford Sound there arises a forlorn lament.
The Mysterious Case of the Missing Phone Box Geoff Dodson The crime of the century. But which?
Web Line Tony Rogers Let's get some literary culture.
Canna Mania Diane Dees A burst of colour in the garden.
Appetizer 3 Tony Rogers At the turn of the century, prose didn't come much better than this.
Now for a Clerihew
 
Various Actually, two — one from Dorothy Filshie and one from TR.
Marian McPartland, Jazz Pianist Clare Hansson Her journey towards a PhD.
Being Brazenly Personal Bet Briggs Some more 20th century music to add to our favourites list.
Quintessential Quirky Quotes Various Quotes from G.K. Chesterton, Claude Cockburn, Jerome K. Jerome, Steven Wright and the multi-personalitied Anonymous.
From the Back Verandah

 

Fizzgig In all its glory: Kwizz Gig 6.
 

Issue 56, July 2006

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Anyone for Prose?

Tony Rogers

I know it's there somewhere.
Coming of Age Bet Briggs The bloom of late autumn.
Creativity and the Muse J. Roy One man's creative influences.
The Feral Joke Collector Katisha In the Confessional.
Web Line Tony Rogers Some more sites on art.
Now for a Clerihew Various Two more ditties from TR and Dorothy Filshie.
The Great Aussie Fly Debate Lavinia Godfrey "Monstrously annoying, dirty and maggot-filled". Ex-term-in-ate!
Down Limerick Lane Bob Shank, Jr. Q: Mycology related to relativity? A: Only tenuously, but then . . .
The Anaconda Smile J.G. Lyle Another day, another pub. Ah, New Zealand!
A Word in Your Pink Shell-like Harlish Goop May I have your orthograph, please?
Quintessential Quirky Quotes Various Quotes from John Barrymore, Arnold Brown, Aaron Copland, Monty Python and the fly-by-night Mr. Chalkman.
From the Back Verandah

 

Fizzgig Horoscopes for those of you born under the astro-signs of Panto and Barbarossa.
 

Issue 57, September 2006

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One More Deep Question, OK?

Tony Rogers

Oh no! Not again! But can we afford to ignore this one?
Now for a Clerihew Various Still they come — and don't we love 'em? These two are from Dorothy Filshie and Dennis Callegari.
Appetizer 4 Tony Rogers "The work is enormous, and must be spread over many years."
A Bikwil Poet Finds His Home Peter Mara Grasses . . . Returned & Services League . . . bowling . . . boomerangs . . . choral singing . . . penny farthings . . .
A Word in Your Pink Shell-like Harlish Goop "The Net is saturated with it and younger interviewees on TV are already past-masters of it." If it's not sex, what could it be?
Dear Mozart Bet Briggs A day in Salzburg.
Web Line Tony Rogers Here are three absorbing science sites.
Cumbrous Rotundity Drudge-Pudding The big end of town rolls on.
Quintessential Quirky Quotes Various Quotes from Fred Allen, Max Beerbohm, Donald O. Richter, Oscar Wilde and Steven Wright.
From the Back Verandah

 

Fizzgig Thar's music in them thar names.
 

Issue 58, November 2006

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Cutting-Edge Blather

Tony Rogers

But — mercifully — no mission statement.
A Calendar of Anniversaries Bet Briggs "This year is abundant".
Now for a Clerihew Various Here are two more: one from Dennis Callegari and one from TR.
English Rhapsody, English Elegy Tony Rogers Stand by for No. 7 In our Memorable Moments in Music series.
Stones Diane Dees Form, texture, colour.
A Word in Your Pink Shell-like Harlish Goop I learnt all this while at the office water-cooler. So it must be true.
Castaways J.G. Lyle Human jetsam.
Web Line Tony Rogers Four extra oddballs.
Tasty Verse Sep Owen Would you like a recipe for psychosis?
Antarctica — The Journey Home Gary Schoer Northwards to Cape Horn through a terrifying hurricane.
Quintessential Quirky Quotes Various Quotes from Bill Bryson, John Kenneth Galbraith, Homer Simpson, Calvin Trillin and The Man with No Name.
From the Back Verandah
 
Fizzgig Solution to Kwizz Gig 6.
 

Issue 59, January 2007

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Time Flies

Tony Rogers

Even when you sleep through all the fun.
Web Line Tony Rogers The joy of nits . . . and mathematics . . . and helicopters. Not necessarily in that order, and not before the lights go down.
The Perilous Pathway A. Lackwitt Read all about it! Labrador and Ginger Tom to Face Trial! Council Goat May Be Called.
Appetizer 5 Tony Rogers "Father Christmas smiled in Keats's Bazaar the fawning smile of a myth who knows himself to be exploded."
A Word in Your Pink Shell-like Harlish Goop Take the last one. Go on. You know you must.
English Rhapsody, English Elegy Tony Rogers We conclude No. 9 In our Memorable Moments in Music series.
The Gift of One Small Word Bet Briggs "There's a gentle story to this."
 
Corrigenda Tony Rogers This way to the confessional.
Quintessential Quirky Quotes Various Quotes from Fred Allen, Tommy Cooper, Janeane Garafalo, Jack Handey and Steven Wright.
From the Back Verandah
 
Fizzgig
 
The truth about what really happened to the eternal question.
 

Issue 60, March 2007

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Invitations Galore

Tony Rogers

They're very hard to resist, and won't last long. Say "yes" now.
To the Editor: In Anticipation Bet Briggs "What a year 2007 is shaping up to be!"
Good Words Laura Stamps A short story in verse about the spiritual transformation of an abstract artist.
Web Line Tony Rogers Let me in.
Encounter of the Magical Kind Melissa Townsend Mysterious Mérida.
The Feral Joke Collector
 
Katisha Always read the label.
A Word in Your Pink Shell-like Harlish Goop Sound is everything, spelling irrelevant.
Small Memories Bet Briggs They are not small if they are painful.
 
Two Poems Out of Season J.G. Lyle "Our revels now are ended." Oh, really?
Quintessential Quirky Quotes Various Quotes from Douglas Adams, Milton Berle, Douglas Busch, Albert Einstein and Bill Watterson.
From the Back Verandah

 

Fizzgig Esne? Ohmage? Rapunzel? Coigns?
 


 

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