Category Archives: Colonialist

Sporting Flora and Fauna


The Proteas when picked all wilt — Of sterner stuff they should be built: To bat effectively for hours You cannot be a bunch of flowers, And for your bowling to take wing Your step must have the proper spring, … Continue reading

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Really Awful Codes id Dozes


  ‘It is only a cold in the head’ Is a statement that, up with, I’m fed, Whereas a dose of ‘flu’ Only lasts a day or two, Colds go on for weeks, so ‘tis said. They scoff when colds … Continue reading

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TWO TOTALLY DIFFERENT GS ACHIEVEMENTS


    © May 2019 Colonialist

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Dance, Proposal, and Acceptance


  Chill! Swirl in beam freely; Stick to drive through teeming hall; Kneel before sweetheart; dream can really Come true with sign to cheer us all!     My own proposal took place in a car parked overlooking city lights; … Continue reading

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See-saw Continues, and what Nature Abohors


You will have admired the saw-work You saw me perform near the pool; Indeed, I have added there maw work — That I stomach it, am I a fool? But new branch I have now created With technology’s most cutting … Continue reading

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I Came, I Sawed, Nowhere Near Yet Conquered


Before and after pictures show How much sawing on the go, But more grief has to be faced Before pool can get replaced Now consensus that I see  Is that pool dug in should be; With all steps earth out … Continue reading

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Cannes Just Make It.


I have been fully preoccupied over the past several days with editing a movie script, against a 12h00 deadline today for submission to the Cannes Film Festival, on an unfamiliar software programme of considerable complexity. Not to mention, utter perversity. … Continue reading

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