Monthly Archives: June 2011

TOBY OR NOT TO BE …


  Dedicated (as in faithful; not as in killed and on-backs-with-legs-twitching-feebly) followers of this blog will recall the ongoing contest between collies and self. They want out, and I want them in. They dig holes, dislodge bits of fence, and … Continue reading

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MEETING A FAMOUS GLOBETROTTER AND FINNISH STAGE STARS


  Today saw us caught up in the throngs of people at the East Coast Radio House and Garden Show in – where was it again? – oh, yes, Durban. There I had the pleasure of meeting a well-travelled and world-famous … Continue reading

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REALLY AWFUL UNUSUAL ANGLES


Poor Bill had a problem, for something that dangles Quite often would rise at unusual angles; The laughter this caused Effectively paused Of late, since his stirrup correctly he wangles. Completely ashamed of yourselves you all ought To feel, if … Continue reading

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Not wallowing in blood and guts is twee?


     My internetlessness enabled me to finish – very guiltily – a borrowed book which should have been returned ages ago. I only made the effort because of being strongly urged by my nearest and dearest to do so. I mean, … Continue reading

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THE ROUTER TO INSANITY


I imagine that a few of you, and any number of cats (cats are far more observant than humans) have noticed how conspicuously inconspicuous I have become over the past week.   It started with difficulties in getting online, and these … Continue reading

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WRITE UP OR LEFT DOWN


  Think about the most memorable books you have ever read. Did they end on a downbeat, or an upbeat? Or was it a mixture?   It has become fashionable to have books where everyone wallows in misery throughout, and … Continue reading

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OF FODDER’S DAY, MOB AND REALLY AWFUL BOOK PROMOTION


On Sunday did the fambly give Some fodder to the fodders – The only time appre-cha-tive Or no-one ever bodders. So at the beach on Fodders’ Day We glugged and guzzled freely, It surely is a goodly way To split one’s … Continue reading

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English German and oh, ’tis FOLLY to be afraid of love.


   Folly, as the theme set by side view this weekend, generated in me no urges (for once) to launch into idiotic rhyme.  Instead I thought of one of the things that always reminds me of the most romantic and lovely aspects … Continue reading

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LAUNCH, LUNCH, LAUGHS


We had a great time at Adams. Here is one of the authors, Mr kalinka, – wearing a wig, of course *grin* – displaying his masterpiece. We had a lovely time with much jabbering, and then another day and hubby … Continue reading

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I’LL SHOW YOU MINE IF YOU SHOW ME YOURS …


A few million people in South Africa set themselves up last night to moon a few million other people. Shocking, isn’t it. Such as they are, with the bum job I did with stills taken on a movie camera, here … Continue reading

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