Category Archives: Books

Picnic Blanket for Sissies


At the flea market before last (the last one was deluged out — talking of which we now have a burst pipe down the road someplace and no water) I found this folding table and bench set and a R40 … Continue reading

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Awww, GUST blows in with a blast!


  August is our month of gales and the first of these was duly dished up today (now yesterday) with all the trimmings. Nevertheless, it has been an amazing opening to the month. I started by tracking down some useful … Continue reading

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Something to Hoot About


That was just for fun and to reintroduce the topic of my writing and that with which I am associated. In which connection (drumroll) you may recall a certain post about a certain Decision that followed one on Christmas Day … Continue reading

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THE BEST DECISION


Towards the end of last year I was involved in looking at the proofs of ‘Split Decision’ as I mentioned at the time.  The water running under that bridge ran into a few obstructions, and it is only this week … Continue reading

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Rounded off Squarely


It has been over a week since I got a round to post, and the previous one squeezed in the Weekly Photo Challenge so I may as well painfully contrive to drag that into this one as well; therefore the pictures … Continue reading

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Hospitality


                  I enjoyed the hospital visit so much I am going to repeat the experience on Wednesday for a bit longer.                           … Continue reading

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Waiting for the Waitress


The photo theme of Waiting is really appropriate in my case; I have kept everyone waiting for another post for over a week. This is unusual for me: I generally manage to fit some blogging in somewhere even when travelling. The thing … Continue reading

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