Blog Not Abandoned


Stadiium, bikes

 

Golf Course

I am writing with increased compulsion as I reach the climax of Darx Circle, which is currently at 118523 words, including a recent addition of a 220-word rhymed section from a ‘Minstrel’s Saga’.

The only things done in between over the weekend were, firstly, a visit to our People’s Park at the Stadium, where young R is pictured on her bike and holding my scooter which I scooted round with her on.  Those things are serious fun, by the way, even for someone comfortably into their seventies. We covered a great deal more distance than her sister, mother, father and grannie.

We also visited our local golf course, some five minutes away from home, for a bite to eat. This is worth doing more often.

Yesterday, young R and I swam 500 metres nonstop in training for the 800-metre badge she hopes to earn before she turns six. She was still four when she got the 400-metre one. 

She has just been accepted for next year at a prestigious and very choosy local Primary School, which we are delighted about.

Colonialist March 2014 (WordPress)

 

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About colonialist

Active septic geranium who plays with words writing fantasy novels and professionally editing, with notes writing classical music, and with riding a mountain bike, horses and dinghies.
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19 Responses to Blog Not Abandoned

  1. Col, I have no idea how you find tie for everything you do. I am full of admiration. That’s a lot of words, and to hear that you fitted in a few social engagements over the weekend simply increases my awe! All the best as you finish your project….

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  2. adeeyoyo says:

    Well done to young R! I am so envious because I have never been much of a swimmer. Good too that she keeps her grandpa fit. Good luck with the writing – not that you need luck – you’re doing so well.

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  3. Sonel says:

    Sounds like you are having fun Col and that is the way it’s supposed to be. 😀

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  4. bluebee says:

    Don’t let us distract you, Col 🙂

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  5. Arkenaten says:

    No writer’s block for you Mister N. Fortunate indeed. Keep pushing full steam ahead.
    The sigh of pure contentment when its done cannot be far away.
    All the best, Col.

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  6. Tokeloshe says:

    She sure keeps you fit.
    Well done R!

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  7. It sounds like your life’s good at the moment. Bravo.

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  8. Grannymar says:

    Work rest and play and it all sounded like fun. Life is really going your way. Enjoy!

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  9. cupitonians says:

    Glad you got some time off. You really seem to be chugging along! Congratulations to you and young R for making it into that school!

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  10. nrhatch says:

    Glad you pushed away from the desk long enough to enjoy some R&R and good eats!

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  11. Glad the words are flowing.

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  12. Great news about R’s acceptance to the Primary School. Although is may seem like a small issue, it is the basic learning of fundamental skills that will strengthen R’s chances to do anything she wishes in her future.

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  13. Colline says:

    Sounds like you have participated in some energizing activities that are encouraging your muse.

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