Monthly Archives: May 2011

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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FOOD QUIZ: ALL THE ANSERS CUR*


–As usual, I am eager to display my vast knowledge of things culinary by doing the Pink Polka Dot quiz. Read on, and be amazed; be extra-or-dinner-alley amazed. 1. What is the main ingredient of peperonata? A newspeper on ata would … Continue reading

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IN THE WOOD I WOULD HAVE SPIED A SPIDER?


– On Tuesday I went off to look Into a place well-treed As cover for my latest book The illustrators need.   Hawaan is forest’s local name, Translating as ‘Sea Breeze’ From Indians who to worship came When hired from … Continue reading

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A SMALL DETAIL – REALLY AWFUL TOILET HUMOUR …


– Of late, within our toilet bowl A gecko there has been, Who ducked into the flushing hole Whenever he was seen.  The water didn’t wash him out When one would do a flush; He didn’t seem to be about … Continue reading

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A LITTLE TRANSPLANT OF A BAMBOO PALM …


–   The bamboo palm in the pot at the end of the pool was a nice little feature until, after a few years, it was a nasty large feature blocking the view of the garden from the house.  We … Continue reading

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HOME AND AWAY – FROM BABIES TO CARD CLONING


Baby J duly came home on Friday, and has so far been very good.  (As I am holding thumbs and big toes all at the same time, I can’t move too well.) Otherwise the day was spent in some rather wasted … Continue reading

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REALLY AWFULLY ROUNDABOUT


– The theme this week, I greatly fear Is filling me with lots of doubt: What’s gained upon the swings, I hear, Is lost upon the roundabout?   A swing to DA would be good But, roundabout in way it’s … Continue reading

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REALLY AWFULLY BIN THERE, DONE THAT … IN!


–  When Seals were sent to seal his fate There can be little doubt That they were told to make him ‘late’ – ‘Just take Osama out! He has bin lardin’ it too long Over his killer squad, So, all … Continue reading

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THE TWO TODAY AT DAY TWO


– Sorry and all that jazz, but my life seems to be taken up with one or another of the above little miracles at the moment, so there is no time to fit in anything much else to blog about!  … Continue reading

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SOPPY SISTER STUFF …


– What happens when a spoilt darling who has been the centre of the universe suddenly has a new sister to contend with? –  If these pictures are anything to go by, then only good things!  R seemed to adore her … Continue reading

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