Category Archives: Dogs

Swapping Terror-tory.


  Normally Toby and Loki frequent the main house while M, terrorised by the cats there, keeps to the cottage. Today, though, in the unpredictable ways our furry controllers have, Toby, Nigel and Loki, proudly sporting his new jersey, drifted … Continue reading

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New Market Visited; Christopher Robin


Not a good start to the month. My Really Awful Rhyme for the first: Couldn’t get Internet!   Watched in the evening, ‘Christopher Robin: a blend of animation and reality perfectly suited to my mental age. © June 2019 Colonialist.

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Logging Out; Key Elements in Puppy Name


It seems the name of Sharkie For new pup’s not quite right, And neither, quite, is Darkie For reasons I won’t cite, And nonsense is Malarkey, Though fitting, to degrees; Quite useless would be Barky — He don’t do much … Continue reading

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TWO TOTALLY DIFFERENT GS ACHIEVEMENTS


    © May 2019 Colonialist

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Loving Like Cat and Dog


GloPoWriMo Day 23 Prompt is as follows: “And now for our daily prompt (optional, as always)! I’d like to challenge you today to write a poem about an animal.” For dogs to co-exist, the cat Will lay down some conditions, … Continue reading

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The Bridge That Wasn’t


GloMoWriMo Day 13 Prompt is as follows: ‘Today, we’d like to challenge you to write a poem about something mysterious and spooky! Your poem could be about something that is mysterious and spooky in a bad way (like a witch), … Continue reading

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Yacht Club Before Storm; Then, STORM!


  We decided quite late after a steaming hot summer day to head for the Yacht Club for supper and so that the kids could swim in their pool. Alas, we had barely arrived and settled ourselves when a westerly … Continue reading

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