Category Archives: Africa

Sundry Pictures from Recent Events/Activities

Too busy doing things like transcribing (from memory) bits of classical music (Bach and Mozart) to illustrate points in the ‘KEYboard ELEMENTS’ textbook I am currently writing to have used these pictures recently accumulated.   © December 2017 Colonialist Advertisements

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Trying time trying tying puppet strings back together.

A judgment that dismisses an appallingly biased and inept head of the National Prosecuting Authority, Shaun Abrahams, is to be appealed by President Jacob Zuma. This is hardly a surprise. Although a disaster at running a country, Zuma has brought appeals … Continue reading

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Jolly Awful Dirge of the Designated Driver

Thank the season  for the frequency of party escapes  — Song, wine, and women, for the thirsty exist; Home drive  pushes for one voted to keep rest out of scrapes, If sound of police car one wishes be missed! © December 2017 Colonialist

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Free Range Rabbits

December First, and time to say A ‘Rabbits!’ which will mark the day … I sometimes battle for new pics Supporting first-of-each-month tricks, But now I can snap quite a load Of free-range ones just down the road!           … Continue reading

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Wordle 326 Monkeys chop-chop relish undoing cupboard strap; Their sting done, then  moon-bottomed as away they fly — Blown farewell kisses then emerge derisively, mayhap, Ere shimmy from the crime, no justice sword nearby!   We came home yesterday to find … Continue reading

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On Sunday last Younger Daughter decided it was time to revisit an animal farm that serves the best scones in the universe. She had forgotten exactly where it was, so plugged in a Google ap. to provide instructions. At the … Continue reading

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Some Things Temporary: of Consuming Interest, and of Temper Rare, She!

The current Photo Challenge theme of Temporary  suggested these to me today:                                           ©   November 2017 Colonialist         … Continue reading

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