Category Archives: Humour

Goodbye Tabitha; When is James Bond Due?


Our latest (purr-manent) cat does not remain at rest for an instant until lights-out, which is why we have missed a very purr-ominent identification until now. After seeing it, Much Better Half has abandoned her name of Tabitha (I always … Continue reading

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Seeing a Familiar Fascia Again


  There have been some heavy winds, and we heard a loud crash during them. The sad remnants of this heavy fascia board were lying in front of our cottage. It is fortunate that it did not part company with … Continue reading

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Major Scale in Sea


Was of fish all, sharking whales Noted when it came to scales, Now, all love a sardine so Comes no ray when note is Do; Piano sole-oh you might hake Better porpoise sound can make — At my plaice was … Continue reading

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Marginally Really Awful


The prompt for Day Twenty-Four of GloPoWriMo is, entertainingly: Marginalia of medieval manuscripts Can run from the bizarre to the obscene, The production of such work by cloistered nondescripts Show minds that go where they have never been! They do … Continue reading

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Anti-Colonialist Antics and Antipathy, Bikes, and Lots of Water


The past weekend started with swimming – self at home and then we all shot off to young J’s swimming lesson. From there it was to the Pavilion Mall, where I splashed out on a new cycle computer. After lunch … Continue reading

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Robert’s Rules of Disorder, Really Awful


Gen’ral Robert, it is clear we need yer Update on some Rules for the Procedure Parliamentary meetings now should stick to — Quite a number, now, you need to flick through When one’s rising on a Point of Silence,* Or … Continue reading

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Granny Grows Naughty


Wordle 284 from The Sunday Whirl. Only eleven words this week for me to use in order and cause to rhyme. That helped to keep it short and simple. If you recognise the plant, you probably have a misspent youth! The crooked grandmother … Continue reading

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