Category Archives: Cartoon inventions

Sustainable Living is More Than Keeping Breathing!


This past weekend, from Thursday through Sunday, in my capacity as current President of the venerable Durban and Coast Horticultural Society (Est 1903!), I was much occupied with our stand at Durban’s annual Sustainable Living Exhibition. A painful back meant I … Continue reading

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Twenty-Niner World Champs, Last Sports, Rainbow that Was


My Yacht Club, Point, has an0ther world champion to add to the one it g0t in its first 100 years, which was Bruce McCurroch who won with Paul Elvstrom in the Solings Worlds of 1974.  (We have raced against him, albeit … Continue reading

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Goodbye Tabitha; When is James Bond Due?


Our latest (purr-manent) cat does not remain at rest for an instant until lights-out, which is why we have missed a very purr-ominent identification until now. After seeing it, Much Better Half has abandoned her name of Tabitha (I always … Continue reading

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Trump Pets


Wordle 313 has set a fairly clear direction: In orange flickers march, by lies and evil led — To these, left statues there no right will be — Sad mission, to destroy stability; The facts: to torches and a hood … Continue reading

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Bye-bye Spot/Flash/Whatever.  See You Round, Marshmallow.


With reference to the previous post telling about a kitten walking in on us, a visiting friend of R’s from next door, from the vantage point of the apex of a jump on our trampoline, spotted a black-and-white kitten in … Continue reading

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Not a Toilet Bond or a Loo Seal


(Thanks to a recent CD acquisition at the local Car Boot, I had this song in my mind, thought of the pun, and wished I had cartoon skills.  Anyway, I whipped the above one up using Google Images and a … Continue reading

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Hare Today, Gone Tomorrow


In keeping with the custom of saying ‘Rabbits’ on the first of each month, hare is the first ever Bugs Bunny.  Before evolution happened.     On this soggy day, I am Off on a ballet important mission, Though for  … Continue reading

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