Tag Archives: humour


Today’s NaPoWriMo prompt calls for ten terminological inexactitudes in ten lines:   I am the fairest of the fair: Though I have lost all of my hair, My teeth are all mine, I don’t have a line. And look quite … Continue reading

Posted in Challenge, Grandchildren, Poems, Really Awful Rhyme | Tagged , , , , , | 26 Comments


On the NaPoWriMo prompt of Love and Wine: I was slurping my much-adored ration of wine And, all in all, feeling that things were just fine, When something soft suddenly buzzed in my mouth – I only just stopped it … Continue reading

Posted in Challenge, Humour, Poems, Really Awful Rhyme | Tagged , , , , , | 44 Comments

A Really Awfully Good Unsolicited Review

 This came through the medium of a medium of better than medium ability :)   (written in the style of ‘The Rape of Lucrece’ and posted in accordance with the NaPoWriMo prompt ): Colonialist April 2014 (WordPress)

Posted in Books, Challenge, Fantasy, Humour, Really Awful Rhyme, Writing | Tagged , , , , , | 24 Comments

Really Awful Stranglers in the Night – Just as a Choke

    As a public service, I thought it would be a good idea to update soppy songs like the following one, to bring them more in tune with modern times:  Stranglers in the night Look for a victim Lurking … Continue reading

Posted in Humour, Parody, Really Awful Joke, Really Awful Rhyme, Satire, Wordplay | Tagged , , , , , | 40 Comments

Colonialist’s Caption Competition No 5 Voting

Here are the entries. Please enter three numbers in comments, indicating your choice for First, Second, and Third, in that order.  Entrants may (should!) vote, and may vote for themselves if they like their own caption/s best.   Examples:  (20,36,27)  … Continue reading

Posted in Caption Competition, Cats, Dogs, Humour, Photography, Writing | Tagged , , , , | 34 Comments

Re-hare-ly Awful Puns

  I believe I invented the ‘HARE’ joke as an art form.  Hares rule the world. Hare, for your wonder, haredmiration and enjoyment, is one of my early versions: TH-HARE BE MUSIC! Lern-hare and Loewe wrote my F-hare Lady, in … Continue reading

Posted in Humour, Language, Really Awful Joke, Writing | Tagged , , , , , | 23 Comments


Prawnatic An oceanographer, one sunny day, Decided to study the prawn; Developing quite an obsession that way, Took pictures from breaking of dawn To late in the night, And still got it right To get, on the Net, A lot … Continue reading

Posted in Humour, Really Awful Rhyme, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , | 29 Comments


  THE FRIENDLY COCKROACH Hi there! I’m Cocky – I’m a roach… Why do you shrink at my approach? Why is it you don’t like me moach? Why don’t you want me here? I’m inexpensive to maintain: Odd scraps; for … Continue reading

Posted in Colonialist, verse, writing, music composition, fantasy, Africa, journal., Humour, Nature, Really Awful Rhyme | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 30 Comments

Look Out! A Really Awful Rhyme.

A stag had just about enough Of predators, and all that stuff, So, on the does, he ran a test To see which ones could see the best.  Good-looking ones, he made watch out For anything that caused them doubt; … Continue reading

Posted in Humour, Really Awful Rhyme | Tagged , , , , , , | 27 Comments

Really Awful Holy Mackerel

    Now once there was a mackerel, Of ancestry had lots; Her name goes way, way back – Carol – MacCarol shows she’s Scots.  She wondered what there was entailed When at the end came ‘FIN’, And how the … Continue reading

Posted in Humour, Language, Nonsense verse, Poems, Really Awful Rhyme, Satire | Tagged , , , , , , , | 17 Comments