Monthly Archives: July 2014

Eggs add duration in really awful style


There are fairies at the bottom of our garden; There’s a group of rhino grazing on the roof; And in case you’re gaping at me, going, ‘Pardon?’ I can show you ceiling rhino-boards as proof.  There are elephants that roam … Continue reading

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Really Awful Occupations – Part 2


Although it may be certain that your fitters and your turners Are frequently not fit to turn out greatest of the earners, There’s something in their turning fits puts ladies in a tizz – But really, for the life of … Continue reading

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Really Awful Occupations – Part 1


Grave-diggers and crop farming types are very down-to-earth, And valuators tend to be your gentlemen of worth; Your tightrope-walkers need to be well-balanced sort of chaps, And accident-insurers always suffer from mishaps.  A glazer is a guy who studies how … Continue reading

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Really awfully tyred out!


When one gets new sets of tyres, Optimism it inspires That they may provide support For some years, as well they ought.  It can therefore drive one mad To find one that it, has had! – Three weeks later cost … Continue reading

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Making Haste Really Awfully Slowly.


Hurry up and wait; It seems to be your fate That even though you’re running late – You hurry up and wait. Hurry up and wait; You get so darn irate! In fact it puts you in a state To … Continue reading

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Summer lovin’ – even though some aren’t.


Weekend Photo Challenge: Summer Lovin’.   © Colonialist July 2014 (WordPress)  

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Four Smiles an Hour is a Good Wal… Working Pace.


              A smile is an amazing thing,   for, when you’re sad and blue, You won’t believe what wearing one   accomplishes for you; Most people grow more cheery when  they see you with … Continue reading

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