Anakana Schofield – Award Winning Author of Bina, Martin John and Malarky

A few further snips from said handbook mentioned below of 1972 vintage. I enjoy the singsong frank tones of these instructions…helped by the sprinkling of cheerful adjectives…

“There are handsome chairs which, if you lean too far back, topple over and you can be a WCB accident statistic.”


From the three good rules section: rule number 2.

“Learn from experienced men around you. They’re experienced because they’ve been around a long time. They obey the safety rules.”

From Alcohol and Drugs section

Drugs? Not hard drugs like heroin or soft drugs like marijuana — they’re illegal and lead to real trouble — but the drugs you get from a doctor, the prescription drugs. What about them?

…. and, of course, mixing alcohol and drugs is deadly. There is probably no quicker way to go.”

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