Monthly Archives: June 2015

Robin Supervisor for Wordless Wednesday


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Si, Si, a Really Awfully Soggy Muse


Si, Si, a Really In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Muse.”  A Sea-nic bit of a Muse Meant Let’s see, I sea-k my photo muse? You’d never guess the sea-ne I’d choose … Whatever sea-son it may … Continue reading

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FLASH FICTION FIFTY SHORT STORY CHALLENGE: Wounded.


Developing the challenge I proposed here: It is generally agreed that some combination of all the following elements is essential in having a good short story: SETTING, CHARACTER, PLOT, POINT OF VIEW, CONFLICT, THEME. In illustrating this, here is a … Continue reading

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Really Awfully Serious Religious Questions


Does your God love violence, mindlessness, or making you very confused when it comes to time? Muslims and Christians have                 thinking that’s twisted? Jesus, Muhammad, both                never existed According to many                historical types Who say the accounts … Continue reading

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Typical midwinter Fathers’ Day?


I was asked by the family where I wanted to go and be treated to lunch.  ‘We haven’t been to the Durban beachfront for a while.  The grandkids and I can take bikes,’ I suggested. And so it was.  Throngs … Continue reading

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Really Awfully Colourfully Potty – ROY G BIV*


In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “ROY G. BIV.” *Roy G Biv = Colours of Rainbow = Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Indigo, Violet. © Coloniualist June 2015 (WordPress)

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Tragedies, contd.


And now, from our Doom and Gloom Department … (well, not entirely) … We attended a funeral today of the brother of a childhood friend of Elder Daughter – a friendship going so far back that we remember that hers … Continue reading

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