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. Recently Indie Publishing has been added to this list.

Golf a la Carte


We lunched at the Golf Club today; Of golf cart I got in the way; It struck me then strongly How thinking is wrongly, And shouldn’t belong-ry, To have such things brought into play: For walking that ought To be … Continue reading

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Take Me To Your Leader . . .


Guess what Rhiannon came home with today . . . That is now nicely balancing up her two Academic Merit badges for the year.

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Taps & The Last Post


Latest posts strange patterns show, About which one needs to know, Things I find of interest are, Found to give out ‘No cigar!’ Seems to me, advancing age Hardly senses will engage; Far more popular the try: Petrol refill that … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to Me: and a Brief History.


One short of eighty years today There came a great event, For that is when there came our way Yours truly, mischief bent; To end of war, and more and more Of conflicts through the years, Through all absurdities the … Continue reading

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Wordle 424 — a Sinking Feeling


Year from scratch, Line discount feared; Finish safe with heat and patch; Hull not granite; ship not geared Single fire by coal-oil seared. According to these findings, the Titanic had been on fire internally for some time before the sinking, … Continue reading

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Water Sound Investment


When sitting on our patio There’s something always on the go: Thanks to the water feature here The sound of trickles rings out clear, And I have tuned it to provide  A really pleasant sound outside; The only problem to … Continue reading

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Didja’ ever get one of them days, boy


My list of woes Today you see Is all that shows Of misery, Computer crashed, The sound card gone, So off I flashed  To get back on. Or, would have raced, But car, the key Could not be traced — … Continue reading

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