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Down three ‘rabbit holes’.


The SidevieW ‘Down the Rabbit Hole’ theme brings to mind not only the entrance to Wonderland, but reminds one of the wardrobe of the Narnia books, the train platform for Hogwarts, and many more.  I thought I’d take the opportunity … Continue reading

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REALLY REALLY AWFUL ROSES ARE RED


  Roses are red, Violets are blue; Blue rose instead Would never do.   Roses are red, Violets are blue; Red violets in bed Named ‘reds’ would be, true?   Rosie’s are red, Violet’s are blue – Hot, or cold, … Continue reading

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THE EVIL PLOT


A short short story in response to the side view theme for the weekend. It was a pleasant suburb, with pleasant people.  Catering for the ‘lower middle class’, the homes and grounds were small, but there was a strong feeling … Continue reading

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REALLY AWFUL ABSENSE OF RHYME


 If it suddenly up-pairs That I have become quite scares, I’ll be busy: that’s the troof; Don’t believe me? I have proof! I hope this fills you with ANTICIPATION.  *sniggers squeakily in self-satisfactification at having covered the theme so easily with a right-side … Continue reading

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THE DANCING YEARS


-Dancing Years set-   After penning the above caption to these snatches I wanted to write in response to side view’s weekend theme ‘Dance’, I found it rang a bell and discovered it was the title of a most successful … Continue reading

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REALLY AWFUL EXAGGERATION!


(for the side view theme)  To say that I’ve been active, here, Would be exaggeration; I should indulge, I greatly fear, In some self-flagellation!   It is remarkable to find That though I’m posting not, Yet in a blog I’ve … Continue reading

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THE NATURAL ORDER


WHAT GOES NATURALLY…… The General and his little force Observed oncoming hordes, All yelling mightily, of course, And brandishing their swords; ‘I see,’ said he, ‘that only we Can, here, protect the border; But we must act strategic’lly, And it is … Continue reading

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