Monthly Archives: February 2015

Really Awful stuff generally …

  After a short spell of editing this morning, I decided that getting up had been a really bad idea, so I undid it by returning to bed where I shivered uncontrollably for a couple of hours.  Then I slept … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge: Reward: Goes Swimmingly

The Weekly Photo Challenge: Reward © Colonialist February 2015 (WordPress)

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Weekly photo challenge: Three Thirds make a Hole

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Rule of Thirds.” It will be noted that I have put three photos forward for this week’s challenge, and that I have introduced some hokeh pokeh with a DIY bokeh whereby I invite … Continue reading

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No comment – this is for Wordless Wednesday!

Create With Joy © Colonialist February 2015 (WordPress)

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Really Awfully Hard to Swallow

Last weekend we went to a site near our new International White Elephant – er, I mean Airport – where thousands upon thousands of barn swallows put on a display before roosting for the night. One can scarcely believe the … Continue reading

Posted in Birds, Nature, Nonsense verse, Personal Journal, Really Awful Rhyme, Wordplay | Tagged , , , , | 20 Comments

Brilliant comedy and dark tragedy

  Last evening we attended the Durban premiere of Jeeves and Wooster in Perfect Nonsense. As we set out – without raingear – precipitation commenced.  It continued during our journey, made driving difficult when passing through areas suffering de-lightedly from … Continue reading

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