Category Archives: Art

Ships and Shoes and Sealing Wax minus Ships and Sealing Wax Plus Elves


One of our recent excursions that I have lacked the time to blog about was to revisit Groundcover Leather Company in Curry’s Post near Howick in Natal. Daughter K wanted to take a couple of pairs of their leather sandals … Continue reading

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Schooldaze …


Eight-year-old granddaughter R, entering Grade 3 (which my generation knew as Standard 1) is already involved in a hectic schedule.  Off her own bat she auditioned for Junior Choir, and yesterday received a letter of congratulation stating that she has … Continue reading

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Picturing Families Noble and Royal


While unpacking another of the thousand-or-so boxes we moved from our previous residence, I came across a folder with some of my late father’s experimental prints. As one of many hobbies, Hyla Noble was into early colour photography, developing, printing, and enlarging. … Continue reading

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My Worgle and My Worg – Which is Worgse?


Wordle 251 using my usual self-imposed rules of words in order, adding as few as possible, and rhyming:                                     Impact Hung less high made the painted fish, Upon their … Continue reading

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Quests for Harmony


 Will it cause dissonance if I am late for the Weekly Photo Challenge themed  Harmony? Though marketing does cause alarm I hope that it will do no harm If I may show, so you can see A cover of some … Continue reading

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Fur-fectly Fabulous Feline in Full Footwear


  Technical hitches with computer and camera which can only be described in words best not printed have prevented me from being, as I usually am, the first to review a new KickstArt production – and have demoted mine to … Continue reading

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Really Awfully More Ornate.


In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Ornate.” A brilliant article on the state of the Universe or something, which I had in mind to offer today, has been interfered with slightly.  In quick succession, the light in my … Continue reading

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