Monthly Archives: December 2018

Delights of Durban Botanical Gardens on Christmas Eve


    Perhaps it will give some idea of the scope of the display if I mention that we and our Christmas guest from UK walked for well over two kilometers  to take it all in! © December 2018 Colonialist … Continue reading

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Tea ching old sea dogs new tricks


  Sea dogs, when one may view ship shadow early morning, Brew, one notes, when shaken, while still yawning, Time spent thus should stop — That treat string out, lest efficiency drop.   © December 2018 Colonialist

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RIP TESS


Like us, the entire Pooch Pack are feeling the effects of passing years. All of the dogs have been with us for over twelve years. Annie the Africanis now moves with difficulty, the two Maltese, Gemma and Ni(gel), are not … Continue reading

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Just When You Thought it was Safe to Get Back into the Posts … (scary music)


I notice that I last posted a whole week ago. I have missed me, even if nobody else has. Don’t ask! (You don’t need to, I’ll give you the highlights anyway, such as family down in the Cape and all … Continue reading

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Another glittering panto success


Originally posted on …..SoSuterBill…..:
Bryan Hiles (Annie), Lyle Buxton (Dandini) and Darren King (Cattie) in KickstArt’s spectacular Cinderella. The panto runs in Durban until January 6. …………………………………..…………………………….. Stage: Cinderella – Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre, Durban REVIEW BY BILLY SUTER …………………………………….……………………………. HARD…

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RUNNING A GOVERNMENT


The government of nitwits Are just one great mishap, Possessing such unfit wits Can’t even run a tap! Perhaps to get them ready For running such a path Their flow might be more steady With practice on a bath. Clean … Continue reading

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REMINDER TO THREATEN YOUNG OFFENDERS PROMPTLY


              Last memo: word with warning use Framed not to shrug off key abuse — Correction right away Makes others from crime to stay. © December 2018 Colonialist

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