Monthly Archives: October 2011

REALLY AWFUL PHOTO FINISH BUT ON THE WRONG TRACK; AND WHERE WE’VE BEAN.


My cameras, left in U.K., And sent on in the post, Now seemingly have lost their way, And reached a foreign coast; The tracking look-up tells that they’ve Reached ‘land of destination’, But then reveals an error grave By any estimation: … Continue reading

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REALLY AWFUL ALL MOD CONS


‘All Mod Cons’ side view theme:   Remember when the Mod-est Con Was toilet one could sit upon, And had a snazzy little bowl Instead of one great gaping hole?   All mod CONS sentenced in this age Have recently come … Continue reading

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RECENT DIALOGUES WITH A THREE-YEAR-OLD GRANDDAUGHTER


  She: Eddie Puss is getting old and has smelly breath. It’s time he went to Heaven. Me: Speechless.   Me: What did you think of the show at Moyo? (Restaurant at uShaka on Durban beachfront). She: *emphatically* Too much … Continue reading

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REALLY AWFULLY RACIST RHYME


TO PUT YOU IN THE MOOD FOR THIS ONE, JUST READ, LISTEN TO OR WATCH THE NEWS. ANY NEWS.  The human race needs to be scratched As something that cannot be won;  Participants all are mismatched, And it never should … Continue reading

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SIGHTSEEING NOTES THE EASY WAY


 You know the way one tends to forget where certain pictures were taken? Or one collects brochures and booklets which get lost by the time one wants to put together a slide show? Or one tries to memorise all the … Continue reading

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STREAMS OF CONSCIOUSNESS


From the home of daughter & Co in the South of England, two rivers are within easy walking or cycling distance, and I would frequently jog to the nearest or ride to the other. The one below is the Blackwater, … Continue reading

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REALLY AWFUL DISAPPOINTMENT IN A RHYME


    Disappointment, the theme now been spooned, By side view to get our minds tuned – But will she, to ease strain She’s imposed on one’s brain, Dish up ointment to put on the wound?    When a tooth … Continue reading

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