Monthly Archives: February 2018

‘PROGRESSIVE’ MODERN MUSIC


  Wordle 340 No honey theme; crescendo follows gravity; Blood-shattering blues set teeth on edges; Bare discords rattle with depravity, And birds electrify so they fall off ledges. © February 2018 Colonialist. Advertisements

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Owls of Terror and Stuff


I have been without telephone or internet for a few days, and catching up with stuff and stuff will now stuff my hours with the stuff of nightmares. Including the fact that I now have a new tablet, switching from … Continue reading

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Treatment of wounds from fights with cockroaches.


Lately I do seem to be injured rather a lot.  I fall over things, or walk into sharp things, or use dangerous tools with insufficient caution. I have been so careful not to fall off things, like my ever-expanding jungle … Continue reading

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This Simply Sucks!


 Our vacuum cleaners were destroyed By maids with regularity They too much weight on them deployed — A matter of great gravity; Industrial machine we bought, They can’t destroy this one, we thought, But soon a lesson we were taught: … Continue reading

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The Call of the Sea


Wordle 339 From sand, follow wind with urge memory saves To shout ‘Outward bound!’ You miss the power and hunger of the waves — Madness of boundless sound. © February 2018 Colonialist

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No Change of Address


Un-presidented goings-on In SA with J Zuma gone, Last week the State of Nation thing Was scheduled for JZ to sing But Ram a Pozer has, instead, Now been the one to get it read; His laughter had become quite … Continue reading

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Lateral Thinking with a Beam to make one Beam.


I recently boasted in a comment that I was good at Heath Robinson solutions to problems. (In fact, I should show the one I was referring to, some time soon.) I thought I would regale you with my latest. In … Continue reading

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