Monthly Archives: March 2015

A Rose Smelling Really Awful


  A rose by any other name Might well still smell as sweet, But other ‘rose’ smells, all the same, One knows the nose may greet.   When rows and rows of shacks there rose, A smell, pure, would endure; But … Continue reading

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Colonialists and Savages


For those who haven’t come across it, some of the students at University of Cape Town have recently taken offence, on grounds which are blatantly racist however much they may deny it, at the fact that a statue of a … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Ephemeral – snow good expecting it to stay.


Now and again a particularly cold spell will cause a bit of snow to fall on the Inhlosane peak near Dargle in the Natal Midlands.  It is seldom there for more than a couple of days; sometimes only for part … Continue reading

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Really Awful Hosiery


  My right leg was feeling quite swell, And giving me all kinds of hell, Now I’ve got this shocking Constrictive-type stocking This dreadful uprising to quell.   Don’t blame me for showing a view Of such awful hosiery to you; It’s … Continue reading

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A Really Awful policy decision on whether to use any more anymore.


On the building scene – a front door which, to be upfront, caused affront.  I think that the lintel was cut a teensy weensy bit too short, don’t you agree? Anyway, let us now turn to things less concrete.  A building exercise … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge: a FRESH way of looking at things


  (Click on appropriate section of sidebar on right for translations, writing, compositions, awards and special series.) Some of the activity over this weekend provides progress towards having a fresh outlook from the will-it-ever-be completed new home.  This is how … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge: A Wall Meant Seriously


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