Monthly Archives: September 2015

Recent Random Ramblings


Some quick flashes of the activities of our family over the past week or so: … Dlinza Forest boardwalk, in Eshowe, KwaZulu Natal.  He is passionate about its beauty.  It is on our list!       © Colonialist September 2015 … Continue reading

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Unlocking a Gate


In looking to see if Rochelle had posted a new picture prompt for a hundred-word story, I found the one below and mistakenly took it for the latest.  I furiously scribbled a story, arising from reading about the hardships suffered by … Continue reading

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Geeting a Really Awfully Notable Change


In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Change.” If you should wonder why I have an extra tuner In side-bar, it’s for my Guitar I’d not got, sooner. In Midlands when on tour, I purchased this guitar, there; … Continue reading

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Divided Attention – Friday Fictioneers


The challenge set by Rochelle is to write a short story in 100 words or less (this is 100) based, on this occasion, in the following photo prompt.  An occasion for a-bridge-d flash fiction. AnElephantCant sort of talked me into … Continue reading

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Really Awful Modesty


Uriah Heep Was nothing but a creep – The humble will Remain invisible, For what’s to see In showing modesty? If you are good, To say so’s what you should! Conceited man Will get much further than The ones who … Continue reading

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G’rid of Quality Expectations …


In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Grid.” … these are all el cheepo cellphone specials! By now, you are gridding your teeth, no doubt? © Colonialist September 2015 (WordPress)

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Off Broadway, New York – Behind the Random Denominator


What, you may ask with tears in your baby-blue eyes, does this have to do with me? Well, if you happen to be in The Big Apple on 19th September, do try to see the performance.  I edited the manuscript for submission.  … Continue reading

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