Tag Archives: Colonialist

Weekend Photo Challenge: Relic: All Steamed Up

For the Weekend Photo Challenge comes this relic of a bygone age, but still doing its thing during the annual Aloe Festival. © Colonialist July 2014 (WordPress)

Posted in Challenge, Photography, Weekly Photo Challenge | Tagged , , , , | 36 Comments

Really Awful Unfinished Movement

Beware:     There’s something strange about my bowel, Which hardly could be worse – It sends out messages which prowl The outside universe.   Just let me satisfy the urge To do my lonesome thing: Before my insides I can purge … Continue reading

Posted in Dogs, Humour, Personal Journal, Poems, Really Awful Rhyme | Tagged , , , , | 47 Comments

What you can’t see on the sea, and of health and wealth.

Followers of my blog with keen powers of observation may have been conscious of a sudden deathly hush from this direction. At present we are going through a few of the things that one of my favourite fantasy characters, Wizard … Continue reading

Posted in Beach, Boating, Ocean, Personal Journal, Photography, Really Awful Rhyme | Tagged , , , | 27 Comments

A Quite InQuedible Quartet!

  Whatever music you are into, you cannot help but be impressed, entertained and amused by this amazing group of ladies:  

Posted in Humour, Music | Tagged , , | 20 Comments


I have just looked at some of the rhymes I have written in the past – they are not all nonsense; but when I get serious I hark back to outmoded forms:     In joy you were conceived, and yet … Continue reading

Posted in Grandchildren, Humour, Poems, Really Awful Rhyme, Wordplay | Tagged , , | 36 Comments

A Really Awfully Tyresome Moanday

MONDAY   Truly, I believe that one day Soon, they should abolish Monday; Ruins the effect of Sunday, Which is usually a fun day, And, when blue is current run-day, One is glad when it’s a done day!    A … Continue reading

Posted in Grandchildren, Humour, Personal Journal, Poems, Really Awful Rhyme, Wordplay | Tagged , , , , | 47 Comments

An invitation to advertisers.

Let it be noted that unless otherwise stated by me, I regard every advertisement appearing on my site (other than mentions of my own productions) to be the intrusion of a disreputable squatter. Fear not, for there is a way … Continue reading

Posted in Humour, Really Awful Joke, Satire | Tagged , , , , | 26 Comments

THE DAILY POST Photo Challenge: Contrasts: Fair and Dark.

View other photos under Contrasts At dusk, you’re coming to the Fair; Can be reached by way of stairway; Bluff, in background, you see there, To one side, you find a fairway, Though at golf too dark for fair play … Continue reading

Posted in Challenge, Photography, Poems, Really Awful Rhyme, Weekly Photo Challenge, Wordplay | Tagged , , , , | 30 Comments

A Cover Story

     Here is the provisional cover I have evolved for my latest epic, Darx Circle, undergoing final edit. Of course, by modern design standards it is far too ‘fussy’ and completely out of vogue. The publishers will almost certainly … Continue reading

Posted in Colonialist, verse, writing, music composition, fantasy, Africa, journal., Fantasy, Writing, Young Adult Fiction | Tagged , , , , | 53 Comments

A little scrap gives a little kiss to a little Miss

© Colonialist June 2014 (WordPress) A combined effort for Michelle’s Weekly Pet Challenge and Wordless Wednesday.  

Posted in Challenge, Dogs, Grandchildren, Photography, Really Awful Rhyme, Wordplay | Tagged , , , | 33 Comments