Monthly Archives: August 2012

REALLY AWFUL NO POST


I have a long post. I have pictures in my mobile which are essential to it. Oar love a sod den, though, the staffing computer won’t talk to that blurry far king camera. I will try again at some time … Continue reading

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REALLY AWFULLY NICE AWARD


In spite of senility I have versatility, As verses I tile tend to show, And with this ability I show no humility; I’m good at it, as I well know!  Paulsmusings reflected me, And duly selected me, For Versatile Blogger … Continue reading

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INTO THE PLAYGROUND


  After a great deal more tinkering, I think I will rest on my laurels with Immy and the music and the story and the juggling of the illustrations. I hope said bay tree doesn’t have any sticky-out bits which … Continue reading

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REALLY FLAMING AWFUL RHYME


To be quite chilly recently Indeed has been our fate; A fireplace working decently – Oh, wouldn’t that be grate?  ‘Stop adding wood increasingly: Da fire’s getting higher!’ But to da fire, unceasingly, I’d add more to defy her!   … Continue reading

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DOWNTON ABBEY IS ACTUALLY A DOCUMENTARY?


  Tooth is definitely stronger than friction, as the dentist said when he kept breaking his drills.   Courtesy of a wonderful WordPress blogger, I have learnt that my favourite (and only) TV series reflects a lot of actual family … Continue reading

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REALLY AWFUL WEATHER


A cold front leaves one with a lack Of warmth, not only front, but back; Though frontal is their main attack, A chilly backhand punch they pack! And one can get a cold back, too, When it has turned into … Continue reading

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HOW TO STEAL YOUR OWN CAR – WITH ACCOMPLICE


Today has not been uneventful.  Firstly, the phones died on us again, but they came back later in the day. After a definitely bracing morning swim, I managed to rewrite the lost section of music plus a bit extra. I … Continue reading

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HAIL SEIZE HER


Today had its share of drama. It appears little J has pneumonia, and there was much rushing to and from doctors and discussion about whether or not she should go into hospital. Fortunately, it has been decided she may remain … Continue reading

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REALLY AWFUL SPRING


Spring has sprung sproingingly; birds were in song –  No fun for me, as too much has gone wrong; Just when I fancied a trip to the beach, I was subjected to an awful screech; (No, I exaggerate, tones sweet … Continue reading

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THEME AND VARIATIONS – IN MUSIC.


Thanks to my internet breakdown, I am hopelessly late for this side view theme, but because it is so near to my heart I intend to go for it anyway. I shall do so in a boringly conventional and – … Continue reading

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