Author Archives: colonialist

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.

Macbeth in Toyland


    Dub ill, dub ill, Toyland trouble, Buy a fern, and called Ron ‘Bubble’: (When witch had called poor Noddy sick, Sold him a fern to get well quick, But fern belonged to guy called Ron — Frothed at … Continue reading

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Really Awful Rhyme at England Getting the Boot


— I have now deleted the draft and entirely reposted… —  — Yesterday I posted the following after posting the night before, but no post seems to have been posted. What, I wonder, is going on? Will this also vanish … Continue reading

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Last post for a lost post; CUP EXCLUSIVE!


I had a post that wouldn’t post, It said it had, but lied — Has WordPress given up the ghost, Or just my blog that’s died?      

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Really Awful Shredder Sh’ Read er Bout


With M, a nice fresh toilet roll is very much in fashion, She perches near the toilet bowl And shreds it with a passion So every virgin one we bring — To make sure we don’t lack it — We … Continue reading

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An Inglorious Forth


  Today’s a day of mourning For the so Dis-USA; On this day came the dawning Of when all hell came to play, They left the British Umpire That made them stick to rules, Now have a flaming Trump-pyre, Which … Continue reading

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The Conflict of Spirit and Passion


          What home the gods will ever find? Flight cycles spiral to each place Where spirit lessons that unwind In flitting essence, passions face. (Wordle 358) © July 2018 Colonialist

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Cat-ching My Eye and Adding a Tear


I have been too busy to post just lately, what with reformatting and editing books for patient (becoming im-) writers, dealing with kids on holiday, and swinging through trees like Tarzan-with-a-chainsaw. Today I took the opportunity to dash off to … Continue reading

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