Monthly Archives: January 2013

REALLY AWFUL FLAMING LOGIC IN TRAIN


Commuters in Umlazi get Put under lots of strains, And to express displeasure set Alight offending trains.  A bunch of this lot’s breth’ren stole Some cable from the track Which sends the signals up the pole Until it gets put … Continue reading

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ZOMBIE!


  I was just completing a long email to my friend and publisher when the lights went out.  Cable theft, power shedding, faulty equipment, or leprechauns – who knows?  Anyway, undaunted, I decided to put together some booklets I have … Continue reading

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MEMORIES OF A ROADHOUSE


  Harmony has posted a series of drawings by Trevor Romain vividly depicting some of the things one might remember from growing up many years ago in the suburbs of Johannesburg and ‘The Witwatersrand’.     The one above includes … Continue reading

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QUESTIONS WHICH MAY NEVER BE ANSWERED


  During one of our recent visits to sister and brother-in-law, we got onto the subject of family stories and legends, and began bemoaning the fact that we hadn’t asked for chapter and verse or more details on them when … Continue reading

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NOW, FOCUS!


The theme of Focused Attention in the Sunday Post RUN by Jake Sprinter (haha, sorry Jakesprinter) gave me to think this series might do:

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REALLY AWFUL APOLOGY


Again regarding the First National Bank ads featuring youth giving their ideals for the future, it appears the bank has been repeating apologies.  What an idiotic reaction from all sides.  The government lost a wonderful opportunity of saying that they … Continue reading

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ROONESPISMS UNEXPURGATED AND AMPLIFIED, AND OTHER REALLY AWFUL THINGIES


  It is the time of the year when Nature sends lots of creatures rushing energetically, like the dragonflies in the previous post.  We have the Toad Chorus going on at the moment and when we were in the pool … Continue reading

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