Monthly Archives: September 2012

MISERABLY MAUDLIN MEANDERINGS


  I do believe that I am qualified to write a post-doctoral thesis on stupidity, and take a professorship in the subject.   Those who are sufficiently misguided as to follow my scribbling will have noted my frustration at not … Continue reading

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REALLY AWFUL SUFFERING


You know the way you take the car In just to change a plug – ‘Without new engine, won’t get far,’ The mech says with a shrug, ‘The chassis, too, if I were you, I really would replace, And you … Continue reading

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REALLY AWFUL NEWS COMMENTARY


  TOTS GO ON RAMPAGE   Children at the Little Sweethearts Nursery School staged demonstrations today during which they burnt school emblems and destroyed stuff.  They also threatened the staff.    Their protest was apparently sparked off by the showing … Continue reading

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OUT TO LAUNCH – GOT A SPUD –


BUT LEFT WITHOUT PANTS (A BEAR BEHIND?)    (This post has been sitting in my drafts for a couple of weeks while I tried to get the pictures off my cellphone.  I have finally given up and the fuzzy specimen … Continue reading

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WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: NEAR AND FAR


  The layers in this picture are To show the Free State near and far, With cosmos flowers at the fore; A strip replanted gives one more; Then followed by a field of corn (Or ‘mealies’, if you’re SA born), … Continue reading

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REALLY AWFULLY THESPIAN


  The thought that ‘All the world’s a stage’ Must our attention now engage, If that is so, it would seem that A very silly stage we’re at – The actors mess up half the set, And haven’t got their … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Free Spirit


A wedding is where soon will be Two spirits joined, no longer free; But that is where, ironic’lly, Free spirits are what guests will see!       And these are my more serious idea of Free Spirits, in their … Continue reading

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REALLY AWFUL EDUCATION


 Edjukashun ees wot, wun kan tel, Wil teech peepil hau thay shud spel, Bit, frum resint sampuls Wun seez az egzampuls, Eat jest izint dun vary wel!     For the side view theme of EDUCATION, I have an observation relating … Continue reading

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