Category Archives: Colonialist

Democratic Party Policy is to Deny Truth


The recent debacle with Helen Zille remarking that some good things did come out of colonialism, thus causing a storm of infantile denial of what should be seen as a self-evident fact, is a sad reflection of how political expediency creates … Continue reading

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Bits of Blocked-out Sunlight


© February 2017 Colonialist

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Merely categorical …


I received some lovely presents from the family overseas this year. One of them was this delightful new meerkat companion for the one on the left I was given on our previous visit. More about my Christmas loot to follow … Continue reading

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Resuscitated Wordle


Wordle 282 – another rather tricky one for pulling off my words-in-given-order-with-rhyme stunt. Water become icy: Shrill scream as you sense stitch strike … To wake seems dicey; Lungs singe in peak of pain like Iron circle that tightly round chest … Continue reading

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Air on G-string Knot Right


Oh, woe is me, Don’t get me started … Today my G String went and parted. What then hung out Was truly shocking It waved about Inviting mocking. ‘Twas all forlorn, And long and stringy; So badly worn, That sorry thingy! … Continue reading

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Old Horizon Renewed


The weekly photo challenge of New Horizon has me delving into my archives to reflect the horizon we will be visiting next week. This picture taken five years ago shows the ‘back garden’ of Elder Daughter and husband. They are surrounded by fields … Continue reading

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Localities … locali-tease … localit-ease …


If our Local you would see, Here is one locality, Down the road, in easy reach, It is known as Kiya Beach. And another, not too far, Point Yacht Club is where we are. Show our little cottage, let’s — … Continue reading

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