Monthly Archives: May 2012

GOING REALLY AWFULLY BANANAS


– Strelitzia nicolai   G ets too big, bye and bye;  Though not banned, as is lantana, Comes a time this ‘wild banana’ Is concealing half one’s view – So the only thing to do   When one gets hacked … Continue reading

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REALLY AWFUL LIMERICKS WITH CROSSED LEGS.


– I had really good intentions about blogging (again!) today, but got sidetracked into more involvement with Immy. Footloose sent a revised version of one major picture which I will need to clear background from (pity this one demands that … Continue reading

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A Big Challenge Done


–  Alphabet blogging challenge duly effected fully, giving half in jokes; keeping limited my normally offered posts; quite restricting strivings to undertake visits; woefully xeric* yearly zest!  *OED – Having or characterized by dry conditions.  So this is the day … Continue reading

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WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: UNFOCUSED.


–   The picture I hauled out of the Recycle Bin for this challenge has a strange quality to it. Taken by me as driver of a moving car of this dam in the Free State, South Africa, it is … Continue reading

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MERRY POPOUTS WITH BROLLY AVIATION – REALLY AWFUL RHYME


–   I’ve just watched a movie wot gave us a thrill, It was quite remarkably inter-lek-chill, Our TV decoder has packed in, you see, And thus we were watching an old DVD.  In this, Julie Andrews appeared as the … Continue reading

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LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION! STARTING A MODELLING CAREER AT AN EARLY AGE …


– Having just turned one, Jeneva has become a working girl.   Intrigued by some Agency ads, Younger Daughter took her for a couple of auditions a month or so ago, and after charming everyone in sight young J was … Continue reading

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REALLY AWFUL SINGING AND SWINGING.


– She’s one year old today; One year old today! She’s got the crawl of the floor; Never been one year old before; Her father says she can’t do as she likes, But shout hip-hip hooray; For she’s a jolly … Continue reading

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