Category Archives: Boating

Really Awfully Lovely Treat Meant

In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Treat.” When having feelings of defeat And wanting a treat of something sweet, Nothing makes life more a ballad Than a large self-made fruit salad! Mind you, there is nothing wrong   When Pavlova comes … Continue reading

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What you can’t see on the sea, and of health and wealth.

Followers of my blog with keen powers of observation may have been conscious of a sudden deathly hush from this direction. At present we are going through a few of the things that one of my favourite fantasy characters, Wizard … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: On The Move: Pendulum, Voyage by Rail and Sail on Sun

© Colonialist May 2014 (WordPress)

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Where Santa Arrives by Boat to a Christmas Tree Party

  SEA THE REALLY AWFUL FUTURE OF PASSED PRESENTS The reindeer scornfully decline To go below equator line, For any future Christmas run With presents, passed to everyone.  As climate there, all of them say Is most unsuited to a … Continue reading

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  On Sunday we all set out inland, with the intention of visiting our nearest Farmers’ Market, at Shongweni.  How is it, then, that a sea scene was seen?   What happened was that we found a jam at the … Continue reading

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Wild Weekend

The pictures in my previous post were, in fact, taken at St Lucia Estuary and Mfolozi Game Reserve respectively.  We had an opportunity to spend a couple of nights at St Lucia village, and travelled there on Friday.  St Lucia … Continue reading

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Inspired by the Weekly Photo Challenge: An Unusual POV; and also the Daily Prompt on 6th of Turning Point.  You may call it laziness;  I call it multi-tasking! © Colonialist September 2013 (WordPress)

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