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.


You’d think that interest would now flag In an outdated strip of rag; But, no! The Court now seeks to screech That use of it makes up ‘Hate Speech’; OK, the ban is not complete, But use at all might … Continue reading

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Wordle 417

Chemical Equipment Destroyed During Auction Weight bid, if doubt exists? Shallow, bizarre ground then twists, Entry tubes are spent with crash, Making a clear offer trash! © August 2019 Colonialist

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An Assumption of Existing Awareness

            How can it be that all announcers will go Adding onto every few words ‘You know’, When in fact you didn’t have a clue, Being something that you never knew, And, if you did … Continue reading

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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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