Category Archives: Colonialist

How on Earth?


How is it from holes there can come A pile of earth, the total sum Amounts to much more Than the total score Of what they can hold? It is dumb! The pile that’s in storage now seen Just matches … Continue reading

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Father’s Day and Grandfather’s Day


Father’s Day last Sunday started with the daughter and two grand-girls bouncing into my bedroom to wake me up with a gift of a lovely bright LED lantern, and two cards from Jeneva as shown. The one, very much her … Continue reading

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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

Posted in Africa, Colonialist, Dogs, Grandchildren, Humorous rhyme, Personal Journal | Tagged , | 19 Comments

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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