Really Awful Burnout


One project for today,
To get a door-frame fitted:
Skew brickwork in the way
Against our tools was pitted;
The bricks were winners, without doubt –
No less than two good drills burnt out,
So to replace them I’m about,
Or I’ll be under-kitted.

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Another Gordon’s Bay picture from last week to put me in a better mood. But in the foreground, what is that? Must be a local type of cat,

© July 2016 Colonialist (WordPress)

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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.
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10 Responses to Really Awful Burnout

  1. Joss says:

    Our Viv would have liked your verse.

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  2. beeblu says:

    Time to join the kitties for some R&R.

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  3. What a beautifully tender moment the photographer captured!

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  4. Grannymar says:

    No such thing as a ‘simple’ job they often prove to be the longest and most difficult. My sympathy.

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  5. Eugenia says:

    Very clever!

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  6. Prior-2001 says:

    Oh those bricks have won…..
    But tomorrow a new day -(and new drill?)

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