Monthly Archives: October 2018

Vile Sewer Scum Disguised as People


  I heard this evening that a fellow member of the Horticultural fraternity, a charming elderly lady living alone, has suffered two mishaps in two days. Firstly, after returning from shopping, she was offloading her car into her garage right … Continue reading

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Sea Here, Just Down the Hill from Home


After a cold and misera-bubble day yesterday, featuring damp descending with enthusiasm (filled the pool again), today had cheered up a bit. At least it didn’t have the chilly gale that rendered my morning swim yesterday rather unpleasant. Of course, … Continue reading

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Mob Protest Violence and Looting in South Africa


                  Mood hits, and will act revenge to take; Charge with weapons, singing battle cry; To loot café, alter route will make, In between, forget first purpose high.   © October 2018 … Continue reading

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Good Buys and Fare Well at Fairs


My latest batch of purchases at our local flea market on Saturday found me lashing out a massive sum of R60-00 (abt $4-11) on carefully chosen CDs and DVDs.  That Frank Sinatra DVD is full of memories. It has the … Continue reading

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Striking a Box of Matches


              Matches end bruised and with vision all blurred Voices through numb mind have blossomed unheard; Unhinged to savour such! Listen to those Who nail how one edges from aches with such blows! © … Continue reading

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Cocky Cock, Saving Ways, Boxing Cat, Chillin’ Out.


Cocks are well inclined to crow: Raven about this and that; Pecking order all should know: Rookies might get splatted flat. Thrift is quite a virtue when Spending power takes a dive, What a good example, then, From a pulpit … Continue reading

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Grandkids Don’t Do Bunnyhugging


  The grandkids don’t do bunny-hugging Exclusively; what they do do — In case you have found yourselves shrugging — Is hug everything in the zoo. Though bunnies caressing with pleasure, One cannot claim, therefore, that that’s To say, when … Continue reading

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