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From the Bunker

From the Bunker

(Our serial so far …  Secret agent 001 has infiltrated Pearly Gates Dormitory Retreat and uncovered a hotbed of geriatric sedition. Last time, Chief sprung 001 from Pearly Gates only to throw him out of a speeding car.…) The spy who went batty Gotcha! Gotcha, you bastard! Who am I? That’s a laugh. That’s the laugh […]

From the Bunker

From the Bunker

Tears from a true Aussie patriot (Our serial so far …  Secret agent 001 has infiltrated Pearly Gates Dormitory Retreat and uncovered a hotbed of geriatric sedition. The forces of evil were closing in as he pleaded for help.  How has Chief responded to his SOS?) You’re a bonzer bloke, Chief. I don’t know how […]

From the Bunker

From the bunker

Sparkles cracks a very bad pun (So far: Not-so-secret agent 001 has breached the defences of Pearly Gates Dormitory Retreat only to find a host of evil geriatric forces ranged against him. He pleads with his Chief …) I tell you, Chief, Pearly Gates is a powder keg sitting in a bushfire. When it blows there […]

From the Bunker

FROM THE BUNKER

We’re starting a new column which takes a light-hearted look at life as it is lived in the 21st century from inside a retirement home.  It’s called From the Bunker and is written by veteran journalist and playwright Mick Barnes. The column centres around a stumble-bum secret agent, known as 001 whose first assignment is to work undercover […]