The Anti-Blogging Conspiracy

This weekend the fates have conspired to ensure that Colonialist did no blogging.  Starting with the electricity going off at 6 p.m on Friday, there have been regular cuts throughout the weekend.  Then there have been urgent calls on my time for some business-related stuff.  To add insult to injury, though, on Saturday:

Load-shedding came at six o’clock

So blogging I then had to dock,

When at eight lights came back on

There was something else had gone –

The internet now had a block!

In fact, phones and internet were out until late this evening – and then there was another power-out.  Ironical, really, because the weather has been cold and (mercifully) wet – ideal for catching up on reading posts and things.

At least these guys pictured at Illovo must be happy:

Polaroid 160615 009 Illovo River and ducks

(While doing limericks: My response to the Mad Kane Limerick-off Monday – jejune)

A girl once remarked, ‘That’s jejune!’

               On hearing a popular tune;

               When asked angrily why,

               Reply: ‘F-for such sky,            

M-must have been; May is too soon!’

© Colonialist July 2015 (WordPress)

About colonialist

Active septic geranium who plays with words writing fantasy novels and professionally editing, with notes writing classical music, and with riding a mountain bike, horses and dinghies. Recently Indie Publishing has been added to this list.
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14 Responses to The Anti-Blogging Conspiracy

  1. Kev says:

    The fates be damned!!! 😀


  2. Ruth2Day says:

    and my only complaint was I couldn’t see the first half of the rugby! you indeed were entitled to feel miserable


  3. I really feel your pain….,,.from afar. 😳


  4. Grannymar says:

    I feel your pain after staying with my sister who has miserably inadequate broadband.


  5. disperser says:

    Is this due to weather?


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