Category Archives: Cartoon inventions

Goog(mis)led!


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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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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Windows of Opportunity


Some random Windows themes from my pictures for the Weekly Photo Challenge: Owlingly Awful Talepiece       © September 2017 Colonialist

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Layered and with Layers


The current Weekly Photo Challenge features Layered so I thought I’d offer a choice of layers …  (The pictures were taken today at Illovo Nursery down the road apiece.) OWLINGLY AWFUL TALEPIECE

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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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