Toan of Toan Hall or “The Wind In The Willies” (with apologies to Kenneth Grahame)

Posted: May 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

The Australian Independent Media Network

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Mole and Ratty were sitting on the picnic basket waiting for Toan to appear, when an old badger shuffled up next to them.

“Excuse me,” said the Badger, “but I seem to be lost.”

Mole looked him up and down. “Yes,” replied Mole eventually, “you certainly do.”

After a brief pause, the Badger spoke. “I was wondering if you could help me find my way back home.”

Ratty sighed. “In case you haven’t heard, we’ve entered the Age of Personal Responsibility”

“Exactly,” added Mole. “You need to find your own way home.”

“Why?” asked Badger.

“Well, Toan says so,” explained Mole.

“And who is this Toan?” demanded the Badger.

“Toan of Toan Hall. He’s by far the most interesting thing around here. But you don’t have to take my word for it. He’ll be along in a few minutes and you can ask him yourself,” said Mole.

“He’s always ready…

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