Category Archives: Grandchildren

Well-suited to a Trophy


Well, the netball all went well, And Jeneva buzzed around; But I do now need to tell What at Swim School then she found. Her eight-hundred metre badge To her duly handed out, But she didn’t get to cadge ‘One-five’ … Continue reading

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From Bed to Hearse?


My cold is unabated though To sleep it off I’ve tried, Through this whole morning didn’t go For any time outside; The cats thought this was marvellous And cuddled up with me Though one might think, inside the house They … Continue reading

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Grandchildren Made Noisy


                Scoot or swim; children with noose, A sign to learn from love; Swing, of late, glad noise let loose, Now, in weekend, made deaf by all above!   June 2019 Colonialist

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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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TWO TOTALLY DIFFERENT GS ACHIEVEMENTS


    © May 2019 Colonialist

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Affording the Ticket for a Moving Picture


On Sunday I a scooter saw By battery activated This scooter was discounted, for For demos it had there waited; Though it was still a hefty cost My guilt at buying it was lost With earnings into kitty tossed Film … Continue reading

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Poetic Tribute by Eight-Year-Old to her Mother


This unsolicited and unprompted tribute was offered by just-turned-eight Jeneva last night. For the benefit of those challenged in any way by the inventive spelling, here is an edited version: A Poem for my Mommy Your … eyes twinkle from … Continue reading

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