Monthly Archives: August 2019

Mixed Races and Radio Switchoff


Today was the Junior Primary Sports Day at which we were in attendance from the first of the races. Things were run with normal efficiency, and it was entertaining for kids and parents alike, if a bit stressful for the … Continue reading

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No Rhyme; No Reason; 80th; Grand Parents’ Season.


Dear friends, I really think that it has reached high time I stopped subjecting all of you to Really Awful Rhyme, But so my latest doings, now, that everyone still knows, I will present them in the form of Truly … Continue reading

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No Dis-Appointment; More Raidy-Ho; Queen Dethroned.


Today another ‘-ologist’ was added to the score, This one an ‘uncle-ogist’* (raid he ate shin) you see, My count on tests is, yet again, result not to deplore — He said that I am doing well to quite a … Continue reading

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Oh water day, in a medical way . . .


At eight o’clock to vampires, four phials of blood to draw, At ten to the urologist, so he could give the score, Twelve forty, radio therapy then me receiving saw, From there to pharmacy with script: a wait inside the … Continue reading

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Really Awful Crime Scene


  Shot victim under sheets; Man held to wait the news How found in state that greets; Watch count of long abuse; In cell the suspect fling — No deal with him can bring. © August 2019 Colonialist

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Cats: Successful Fundraiser and Truce Stranger Than Fiction


We spent the morning at the local flea market where, true to weather report, it blew a gale for half the morning and for the other half took a deep breath and really started to blow. No attempt was made … Continue reading

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Invective Lecture


You may have seen that on my blog ‘Bitch’ simply means a female dog; While ‘dam’ and ‘blast’ is water stored, And with explosion outward poured: ‘Helen dim-nation’ is a she From stupid nationality; When seeking words to rhyme with … Continue reading

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