Monthly Archives: June 2015

Well-composed portraits, rushed edits, and Bella Italia


I have been haunting our post box daily for over two months waiting for a parcel slip for something sent by airmail from Estonia, and could hardly contain my surprise when it finally arrived.  Presumably, after reaching Johannesburg in two days, it … Continue reading

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Really Awful Reaction and Action and Near-Deactivation


  I haven’t given up blogging … Well, not de-lib-er-rate-ly, No, I have been taking a flogging, For blogging’s given up me! My Windows gave me its swan-song, And Office also said, ‘So long!’ For what I had got badly … Continue reading

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On the Way; or Down the Road Apiece …


In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “On the Way.” This road is  about thirty seconds away from our front gate, and is the one most often followed when going anywhere.   Going anywhere usually involves a left turn halfway down the hill.  … Continue reading

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