Monthly Archives: June 2011

BELLYBUTTON ORDERS – ER, NAVEL – ER, NAVAL!


Artist Turner; source Wiki. To all Admirals, Commodores, Captains and Commanders of Households:  You are hereby required and directed, if resident in or near Durban, to proceed with all speed in order to attend without fail the following engagement with a    … Continue reading

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HOW DOES ANYONE USUALLY UNDERSTAND ENGLISH?


  (Solutions to yesterday’s post.)   1. Telling Ali the female sheep’s name.        Ewe’s Sue, Ali.   2. Encouraging someone to institute legal proceedings against Ellie.        You sue Ellie.   3. An injunction to employ a waterproof boot. … Continue reading

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USUALLY I DON’T ISSUE CHALLENGES, BUT …


For no special reason except that I came across them, here are pictures of Magic Sox, a horse my daughters had when they were young girls.  If they stayed on the beach after a gallop, he used to go back up the path … Continue reading

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LOSING IT


You know the way rainbows tell you the rain is over?   They lie.   (View from home.)     I seem to be losing in more ways than one. My mind – such bits of it as I have managed to retain, … Continue reading

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USUALLY I DO REALLY AWFUL RHYMES


Usually I can find A rhyme to side view’s themes, Here, there’s nothing comes to mind, Providing rhyming schemes; Nothing rhymes with ‘usually’ – Though what comes quite close Could be to ‘abuse your willy’, But that would be gross! … Continue reading

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FLASH FICTION 100


REALLY AWFULLY EATEN UP WITHOUT ANY JEALOUSY Two lions, starving for some meat, Have sneaked inside the door Of cottage in secluded street Wherein had gone, before, Estelle and Bob, now both in bed – But not, indeed, to sleep … Continue reading

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TO THE MANOR NOT BORN


  The author of a manuscript I was assessing, of a novel set in early Natal, said that she was going to alter the name of a home referred to as a Manor in the story. ‘Why?’ I asked her. … Continue reading

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TIP-ICALLY REALLY AWFUL RHYME and POETIC TIPS


side view has a poetic theme this week: Pray consider these four samples Of Colonialist’s art, Say now, which would be examples With a true poetic part? I suspect you’ll be dismissing Both initial with a snort, With the next, … Continue reading

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D’you know what? Juno Watt? Jew ‘n owe wot? – JUNE NO COMPUTER!


 On dirty-thirst of May, I went to bed with an operative computer. On the onest of June, I woke up to a frozen screen and a computer which refused to do anything more than hum disconsolately to itself. It refused … Continue reading

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