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.

Race Against Time


One again loadshed time approaches at speed, and the internet is going at all the rate of a lame slug.  ‘Highlights’ of the day have been going fifty miles across Death Valley to fetch our new garden labour force (Mondays … Continue reading

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BLACK POWER EQUALS POWER BLACKOUTS


  For Jan the first a Really Awful Rhyme Was meant to indicate that it was time – Or such had been my definite decision – To see the year with Twenty Twenty Vision! Over an entire month blogging has … Continue reading

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Four Cases Solved by Sherlock Colonialist


Apart from a brief spell in the middle of the month I have been without internet and email for the entire time; reasons being too complex and numerous to list. The latest loss took place about a week ago when … Continue reading

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Colonialist Died in 2019


It brings home how fleeting and transitory blogging relationships are that only two people seem to have noticed. Anyway, a Lazarus act was effected today, as may be seen. The reasons for the sudden departure are many and complex, and … Continue reading

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A Striking Day with Hit Tunes


My Christmas Day main gift with the one it replaces. Constructed on 26th. The old one’s adjustments packed in years ago. The new one is thrillingly adaptable!  As Rhiannon discovered, by pulling out the adjustment lever it becomes a rocker. … Continue reading

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Christmas 2019 Worth Thousands of Words


© December 2019 Colonialis

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The Impossible Gift


Merry Christmas Everyone! (Sorry, I don’t DO Happy Holidays.) A story written previously that I thought was worthy of a repeat for this Christmas. It has now mysteriously vanished from the original blog, Facebook, and Word, perhaps due to the … Continue reading

Posted in Africa, Children's Fiction, Flash Fiction | 19 Comments