Category Archives: Colonialist

Actual activity deactivates virtual activity.


The more one does that one might blog about, The more one’s blogging time is put in doubt; I have been kept completely on the hop, And thus my blog came screeching to a stop! Let me at least give … Continue reading

Posted in Africa, Books, Colonialist, Humorous rhyme, Nature, Personal Journal, Swimming Squad Training | Tagged , , , | 21 Comments

Annointment From a Hadeda Ibis Nest


Wordle 375 Eggs sway in breeze on misty day Attentive parents drive cats away Hatched child (or chick) in home movies features Won’t sing, but runny tum these creatures — Find the corn set out today Sent back down in … Continue reading

Posted in Africa, Birds, Challenge, Colonialist, Humorous rhyme, Nature, Publishing, Wordle, Wordplay, Writing | Tagged , , , , , | 9 Comments

Vile Sewer Scum Disguised as People


  I heard this evening that a fellow member of the Horticultural fraternity, a charming elderly lady living alone, has suffered two mishaps in two days. Firstly, after returning from shopping, she was offloading her car into her garage right … Continue reading

Posted in Africa, Cartoon inventions, Colonialist, Current Affairs | Tagged , , | 26 Comments

Good Buys and Fare Well at Fairs


My latest batch of purchases at our local flea market on Saturday found me lashing out a massive sum of R60-00 (abt $4-11) on carefully chosen CDs and DVDs.  That Frank Sinatra DVD is full of memories. It has the … Continue reading

Posted in Africa, Colonialist, Music, Personal Journal, Wordplay | Tagged , , , , | 11 Comments

Putting On Airs With Table Manners


As promised on 11th Sept Our date at school we duly kept; The picnic on Grandparents’ Day, We did in our upmarket way, And down our noses looked around At blankets scattered on the ground; Our photo it was duly … Continue reading

Posted in Africa, Colonialist, Grandchildren, Humorous rhyme, Personal Journal, Really Awful Rhyme | Tagged , , | 18 Comments

Today it rained, And water we gained, Today it rained, and after that it rained some more, Today it rained, And you’d be hare-brained Not noticing the water we did score; Today it rained, And I have refrained From mentioning … Continue reading

Posted in Africa, Colonialist, Current Affairs, Really Awful Rhyme, Rhyme | Tagged , , | 15 Comments

Oh I Do Like to See Beside the Seaside


I do love to stare into the pools, Though the creatures that live beside the seaside When looking up at us must think us fools! Oh, it’s luverly wand’ring at the seaside And especially at a low spring tide, And … Continue reading

Posted in Africa, Beach, Colonialist, Excursions, Grandchildren, Personal Journal, Seashells | Tagged , , | 16 Comments