Monthly Archives: August 2011

BIRTHDAY SUIT BIRTHDAY PARTY


  The side view birthday party theme for last weekend reminded me of the first one we hosted for our elder daughter after we had moved to a home with beach access. After all the usual games and guzzling, the … Continue reading

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A JOB OF CATALOCKING DONE BY KITTENS ON COMPUTER


  I forgot to show this picture of a seed tray lunch Much Better Half had at Hillier Gardens. Isn’t it clever? You plant the lettuce seeds for your salad. The only shortcoming I thought of was that they didn’t provide … Continue reading

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RAIN, SUN, RAIN, BLAZING SUN, TORRENTIAL RAIN, SUN…


In SA the weather usually settles down to a day or a few days of rain or sunlight, and it doesn’t do much mixing and matching. Yesterday here in the S of E was quite bewildering.   What seemed only minutes … Continue reading

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SHAMELESS BRAGGING


One of the kittens, having attacked a foot with total success, wonders if the jugular is within reach …     There was much excitement here today, with the GCSE results coming out. Elder Daughter had taught or tutored numbers … Continue reading

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A THUNTHET IT WOULD THEME


–   I have been trying to get my contribution to the side view theme in since Sunday evening when the picture was taken from where we were having a braai, at 20h30.  Even in summer, our shy Durban sun has long … Continue reading

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The Pink Polka Dot Grub Queries …


A soggy day In UK Ten cats and I On bed will try To do a little funny business With Pink Polka’s Dotty quizziness:  1. What is a Mille Feuille? An idiot at a place which grinds corn or something. … Continue reading

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PEN INSULAR


I am trying to pen (type) this account of Brit insular matters with a kitten crawling all over me and trying to be cuddly. In fact, on Thursday morning I woke up with a sharp jab on the tip of … Continue reading

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SHOPS, FIELDS, AND KITTIES


     We have been dashing around, predictably, and there hasn’t been much time to get near a computer. Anyway, this will show that we are genuinely in Ingerlund, being the view from our bedroom (which room we have swiped … Continue reading

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OF TEEF THAT GO IN THE NIGHT, AND WATER BABIES


Still frantically preparing to set off for the Kingdom-not-so-united, I really didn’t need a tooth to lose a filling and a goodly part of itself on Thursday night. This taxed my sense of humour to the utmost, particularly when my … Continue reading

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REALLY AWFUL PLINKETTY-PLONK


A plonk got away From a piano one day, And drifted with evil intent Of finding, for play. And for leading astray. A plink young and quite in-no-cent.   He found a fair plink And he gave her a wink, … Continue reading

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