Category Archives: Colonialist

Never Rains . . .


It has rained all day. Even when I ventured out to get this photo of the success of my Rain Catcher it suddenly poured on me gleefully, catching me out in the open. Another pouring thing is that Much Better … Continue reading

Posted in Africa, Colonialist, Personal Journal, Swimming | 10 Comments

TOBOGGAN RIDE THAT COST +- ONE MILLION POUNDS


I am a dangerous person to be around, in that I am given to violins. The one I play most often is a run-of-the mill Suzuki: My other one, that Rhiannon has been picking up the rudiments on, is something … Continue reading

Posted in Africa, Colonialist, Daughters, Music, Personal Journal | 12 Comments

More on Beds


    I’ve grown accustomed to my bed – Can hardly bear to leave it; By day and night I’m to it wed, And then need to bereave it; For every hour, don’t you know,~ I must get up, and … Continue reading

Posted in Cancer Treatments, Colonialist, Humorous rhyme, Personal Journal, Really Awful Rhyme | Tagged , , , | 30 Comments

Geese in Hieroglypics or Camouflage


During a visit to Durban Botanic Gardens today, this family of Egyptian Geese wandered up almost underfoot. I have had to sharpen the picture for the goslings to stand out a bit — they are well camouflaged. It is good … Continue reading

Posted in Africa, Birds, Colonialist, Galas, Personal Journal | Tagged , , , | 5 Comments

Terminological Inexactitude Friday.


The Fibbing Friday questions and answers for today: 1 Why was Eric the Red called Eric the Red? 2 Why did Christopher Columbus sail west? 3 Who were the Vikings? 4What is a scullery maid? 5 What is a dumb … Continue reading

Posted in Challenge, Colonialist | Tagged , | 11 Comments

Golf a la Carte


We lunched at the Golf Club today; Of golf cart I got in the way; It struck me then strongly How thinking is wrongly, And shouldn’t belong-ry, To have such things brought into play: For walking that ought To be … Continue reading

Posted in Africa, Colonialist, Humorous rhyme, Personal Journal, Really Awful Rhyme | Tagged , , | 9 Comments

Taps & The Last Post


Latest posts strange patterns show, About which one needs to know, Things I find of interest are, Found to give out ‘No cigar!’ Seems to me, advancing age Hardly senses will engage; Far more popular the try: Petrol refill that … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging tip, Cats, Colonialist | 7 Comments