Monthly Archives: November 2013

I AM S(P)AM


Dr Seuss: I do so like green eggs and ham. Thank you. Thank you, Sam-I-Am.”   Me: I hate green eggs and ham a lot. Thank you. Thank you, Spam-I’m-NOT! In spite of communications with Akismet and responses from them, … Continue reading

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REALLY AWFUL REVISION


I wasn’t happy with the Really Awful Rhyme in the previous post, so I did some more work on it.  I think the new edition is slicker and the meter more consistent.   It is still 100 words.  What do you … Continue reading

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REALLY AWFUL ILLUSION


  Sometimes I am really cruel to myself.  I decided I would tell an ‘Illusion’ short story, for the weekly theme from SidevieW, but that I would do it in rhyme.  Not only that, but I would do it as … Continue reading

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WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE – LAYERS – A SELECTION


  Weekly Photo Challenge:  Layers. © Colonialist November 2013 (WordPress)

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REALLY AWFUL NO COMMENT


In visiting blogs on my list I’ve commented, hand over fist, But every comment will not stay, And fades away, try as I may.  In fury, reproduced each gem, And then again reposted them; The loss was really such a … Continue reading

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Six-word story challenge: FILM


Figments of a Dutchess Write a story about FILM in just six words. Let a photo or image inspire you to write a story. Or first write the story, and then make or search for a picture to go with … Continue reading

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NEARLY WORDLESS WEDNESDAY – CONCEDING DE-FEET.


  © Colonialist November 2013 (WordPress)  

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DARX CIRCLE – NOVEL IN PROGRESS – CHAPTER 6(i)


(See sidebar for Translator, Music, Novels, Awards etc.) (I do know that instalments of novels, whether completed or – as in this case – in progress, are not usally popular posts.   However,  I have decided to continue this series … Continue reading

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REALLY AWFUL OBLIGATIONS OF A CATTENDANT


  SidevieW wants us to bring Perspective into perspective:   Should you have the honour that You are servant to a cat Do attend devotedly To each feline he or she.  Pander to the every whim Of the kitty her … Continue reading

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WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: HABIT – unfairly fair, and riding


With my only recent picture being a shot of the funfair attended last night by the grandkidlets, I thought it wouldn’t be fair to squeeze that into the ‘habit‘ subject.  Then I thought, why not?  It actually is Fair – … Continue reading

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