A Splash of Solitude


For Solitude I heartily agree
With Jen Hooks: nothing better than the sea
(Particularly if that sea you reach
By private access leading to the beach);
On her example I will also lean
By having little girl to set the scene;
It just so happens, only yesterday,
On way from school we stopped off there to play.

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© February 2017 Colonialist
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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.
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21 Responses to A Splash of Solitude

  1. libraschild says:

    so jealous of the views!

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  2. Tokeloshe says:

    Beautiful photos, I can almost feel the warm sand between my feet, Enjoy!

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  3. Those photographs could just as well be marked as Western Australia, there are many beach’s in the west that appear just like these, especially the centre pic.

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    • colonialist says:

      This surprised me, because I have always thought that the western parts were pretty arid. Looking up some pictures, they are anything but! Real beauty spots, vast natural reserves, and super beaches.

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      • Western Australia has a few thousand kilometres of amazing shoreline. Superb beaches; and breath taking up in the Kimberley. Many South Africans when they decided it was time to move found themselves quite at home in the west, including Roger Holmes a’Court, who became Australia’s richest man, for a while, and his family are still in the West, very successful and excessively wealthy, which they probably find a comfort. 🙂

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  4. lovely words and rhythm 🙂

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  5. Tom Merriman says:

    Very peaceful, Col!

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  6. Arkenaten says:

    The grand-kids are very fortunate to have you so close, Mister N. And I am pretty sure the feeling is mutual!
    Smashing photo set.

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  7. Did you climb the tree too?
    To get a better view?

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  9. nrhatch says:

    What a gorgeous beach . . . and a wonderful companion to set the scene!

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  10. Aitog, hoe laat jy my nou na die Suidkus-see en -strand verlang. Sulke mooie foto’s!

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