Monthly Archives: July 2013

DARX CIRCLE Novel Instalment – Chapter 4 (ii)


(See sidebar for Translator, Music, Novels, Awards etc.)  CHAPTER 4 – School, Clashes, and a Gathering. (For links to previous segments see sidebar.) In spite of the care he had been taking, something about Hugh’s behaviour must have raised Donald’s … Continue reading

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NO SOUND ON YOUTUBE AFTER ADOBE FLASH PLAYER UPDATE …


  I could watch the movies move, but the sounds were soundless.  After searching the web, I found all sorts of ‘settings’ suggestions and tried them all.  I reinstalled the player in various ways.  I tore hair out and swore … Continue reading

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Really Awful Gasconade


  GASCONADE I am so very clever, And I am so very wise That I resolved, whatever, That I would reach the skies,  I got a lot of soda pop, And shook all bottles till The bubbles tried to blow … Continue reading

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REALLY AWFUL BANGING ABOUT


  Kate Shrewsday went and blogged about the Canons of Westminster being deprived of Hyde Park by Henry VIII, so she takes the blame for this:   The Canon he was playing round; Got Bishops up in arms For lots … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: The Golden Hour – Hometime.


© Colonialist July 2013 (WordPress)  

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WET WORDLESS WEDNESDAY


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CAPTION COMPETITION WINNER


  I have been fully occupied with a formatting conundrum which finally revealed itself as having arisen  from pasting some sections into the manuscript.  My file said they were formatted identically to the rest.  The PDF thought differently and kept … Continue reading

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