Daily Archives: January 1, 2014

Diary of a Beachcomber, and Sundry Snippets, Silly and Sad.


  New Year’s Day in Durban was sunny and windless.  Hordes thronged to local beaches, creating traffic jams of sticky consistency on the roads leading there, and human soup in the surf. I breezed down the path with the dogs … Continue reading

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First Really Awful 2014 Rhyme (Warning: Nudity and good language)


  Welcomed twenty fourteen in; Fireworks made an awful din; They have now come to a stop: Time into my bed to hop After taking skinny dip – No-one here whose lid will flip! First, according to old habits, Let … Continue reading

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