Monthly Archives: February 2014


WP has been messing me around horribly on this post.  It has put in extra copies of the picture, left off badges and links, and generally gone haywire.  A perfect preview comes out as a messed-up post. *Here insert words … Continue reading

Posted in Cats, Dogs, Photography, Wordplay | Tagged , , , | 26 Comments

Lifestyle Change, Literature, Limericks and Lizard

  With my being rather caught up in the inexorable progress of our impending lifestyle change,  both writing and blogging have again suffered.  Mind you, I did manage to add 22 000 words to the novel in two weeks, and … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Personal Journal, Photography, Really Awful Rhyme, Wordplay, Writing | Tagged , , , , | 46 Comments


Weekly Photo Challenge © Colonialist February 2014 (WordPress)

Posted in Horses, Nature, Personal Journal, Photography, Roving, Weekly Photo Challenge | Tagged , , , , , , | 26 Comments

Recent Resident Portraits

                © Colonialist February 2014 (WordPress)  

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Six Word Story Challenge: Dilemma

The Figments of a Dutchess Challenge: Write a six-word short story on ‘Dilemma’.   Dial Emma? Not? Can she forgive?   A horny dilemma:  who to ring?   © Colonialist February 2014 (WordPress)

Posted in Challenge, Flash Fiction, Short story, Wordplay, Writing | Tagged , , , , | 18 Comments

Certificate of Existence

  This is an announcement that I am, to the best of my knowledge and belief, still alive. Also, that I have been caught up in rather a whirlwind of different distractions. One of these is tilting at the windmill … Continue reading

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  Religious songs can make you face A lunchtime of coercion, For, if you sing a maize-zing graze, You may well get corn version! CORNFUCILONIALIST HE SAY: When you make of yourself someone you enjoy being, other people enjoy being … Continue reading

Posted in Personal Journal, Quotes, Really Awful Rhyme, Wordplay, Writing | Tagged , , , , , | 44 Comments