All posts tagged Tony Chandler

The Long Sign

This lovely little tale is an original from Tony Chandler.

There is a little village in Wales named: “LANFAIRPWLLGWYNGYLLGOGERYCHWYRNDROBWLLLLANTYSILIOGOGOGOC”. Many, many years ago, on the side of the road leading into the village, there used to be a sign announcing the town’s name, made of letters carved in wood. Naturally this sign was very long and very expensive to maintain.

One day, the village council, always short of money, decided to replace the long wooden sign with a short metal … Read the rest...

Alice and the Frogs

Tony Chandler wrote this one.

Once upon a time, there was a little girl named Alice who lived with her aunt in a house near the edge of a swamp.

One day, her aunt said “Let’s have a picnic”.

So they took some utensils and a barbeque down to a little island in the swamp. Her aunt started up the barbeque. Then she held a frying pan close to the surface of the water in the swamp and kept saying … Read the rest...

The Story of the Missing Foam

This is by Tony Chandler. Thanks.

An American tourist was visiting London when he heard of a pub called the Pig and Whistle where a special kind of beer, famous for its foamy head, was served. He just had to see this and went to the Pig and Whistle. He walked up to the bar and ordered a tankard of ale. To his delight, it came with a glistening head of foamy bubbles at least six inches high.

On the … Read the rest...