Monthly Archives: January 2012

BAD SPORT OR ACHIEVER?


         I recently had a spare slot in my Scrabble games, so I clicked on a random ‘Join Game’ as it came up.  It transpired from the stats that my competitor had only played 12 games, but … Continue reading

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THE BLUES, STOOD UP BY A QUEEEN, AND A ROSY ENDING


        On Friday we had one of the very rare days on which the blue of the ocean here rivalled that so often seen in the Cape. This picture does not exaggerate the colour.           I … Continue reading

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ALL THINGS SYNCHRONISTIC


I decided to flit and sip like a butterfly at the side view theme for this weekend. It is a deeply fascinating one.  SEEN: CRONE IS CITY (Observing that an elderly woman is a supporter of Manchester FC.)  A PLUG … Continue reading

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A CREEPY ENDING


*Final few moments of recording from the flight deck of Colonialist’s computer before all signals were lost…*  *muttering to himself* The jungle has really taken advantage of the time I have been out of action. It won’t even allow me … Continue reading

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REALLY AWFULLY ODE-IFEROUS


ODE, HERE!   O deer, you do look rather bare With antlers that are shed; They were a lovely spiky pair Adhering to your head, John Deere, for to a tractor, Those antlers were ideal Ideas as crowning factor For … Continue reading

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TWO MORE 2009 RHYMES; ONE NONSENSE, ONE … NOT.


REVEALING INNER BEAUTY  Shoppers in a busy mall – Interesting, one and all, How so many that you see All seem steeped in misery.  Downturned lips and constant frown. Slouching shoulders, looking down; Figures trim, and features fair, Do not … Continue reading

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INTELLECTUAL POETRY TAKEN FROM ANOTHER BLOG


Because I posted something on my other blog which can only have limited interest in this one, regarding the pending switch of that blog to another section of WordPress, I decided to repost something from there which has never appeared … Continue reading

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WHY WALK WHEN YOU CAN RIDE?


Baby J hasn’t got to the walking or crawling stage yet. Sitting, she can do. Anyway, why bother with all that when you can ride a horse? Here she is at Giba Gorge trying out Jet before her sister goes … Continue reading

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THE REAL UNREAL


            As another bash at the ‘Alternate Reality’ side view theme for the weekend, it would be downright unnatural if I didn’t use the opportunity to touch on my own fantasy writing.        All my … Continue reading

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PAINFULLY POMPOUS AND PEDANTIC POST – AN ALTERNATE REALITY.


          I love the current side view theme. It deals with something which could well fit under the heading of fantasy, and fantasy is something I tend to indulge in a lot (who would have noticed?).  … Continue reading

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