Monthly Archives: May 2015

Shrek-tacularly Ogre-the-Top-Class!


The opening night of KickstArt Theatre’s African premiere of Shrek the Musical, based on the book by William Stieg and the DreamWorks animated movie, played to a house packed to capacity. Executive Director Steven Stead, his team, and every one … Continue reading

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Drafts of Re-air-ly Awful Hot Hare


  1 Someone prays before each meal, And jugged hare on the menu places, Then we would correctly feel That they’d have put on hares and graces? 2 Successful airline owners may Pass on to higher things, one day – … Continue reading

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Really not awful way of things going swimmingly.


Translate; Vertaal; Vertalen; Traduire; Übersetzung: μετάφραση: Tradução: Перевод; Traducción: – -> (Click on appropriate section of sidebar on right for translations, writings, compositions, awards and special series.) – >    On Saturday came lots of swimming, But this time no … Continue reading

Posted in Africa, Colonialist, verse, writing, music composition, fantasy, Africa, journal., Grandchildren, Personal Journal, Photography, Rhyme | Tagged , , | 13 Comments

Really Awfully Broken: Photo Challenge


When I say our house is all broken, You can see withou-t-rubble That I am not jokin’; Each hour of the day Building-types find a way, All the hor-rubble piles to redouble – And this is the truth I have spoken! … Continue reading

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Darx Circle Really Awfully Delayed


Translate; Vertaal; Vertalen; Traduire; Übersetzung: μετάφραση: Tradução: Перевод; Traducción: – -> (Click on appropriate section of sidebar on right for translations, writings, compositions, awards and special series.) To watch an acorn germinate Far more excitement would create Than waiting for … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Children's Fiction, Colonialist, verse, writing, music composition, fantasy, Africa, journal., Fantasy, Personal Journal, Really Awful Rhyme, Writing, Young Adult Fiction | Tagged , , , | 39 Comments

Glyph, Ellipsis, Brackets and Square Bracket Rules


The following is a guide I formulated to keep my own thinking straight.  A glyph is a symbol used for a meaning not complete in itself. An ellipsis is a sign or glyph such as [‘ … ’] used in printed text … Continue reading

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Really Awfully Enveloped in the Photo Challenge.


Translate; Vertaal; Vertalen; Traduire; Übersetzung: μετάφραση: Tradução: Перевод; Traducción: – -> (Click on appropriate section of sidebar on right for translations, writings, compositions, awards and special series.) Enveloped by its wings, the bat Wonders what on earth you’re at: Thinks … Continue reading

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