Category Archives: Nature

See Sea Crop Circles by Poisonous Delish Dish.


See this and be amazed; the puffer fish is never fazed When looking for a mate, a pattern-making course he’ll skate, And types of puffer fish can form a most expensive dish, Though poisonous as hell, some chefs are trained … Continue reading

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Don’t stick around when sticks are around!


 A Stickup Warning Cassie was sleeping, legs in air When hadeda, she landed there, And favoured cat with warning glare: ‘A useful tip I’ll give for free, My nest is up in this here tree, And, near it, you don’t … Continue reading

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Free Range Rabbits


December First, and time to say A ‘Rabbits!’ which will mark the day … I sometimes battle for new pics Supporting first-of-each-month tricks, But now I can snap quite a load Of free-range ones just down the road!           … Continue reading

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Not flatulence or a wee spot of damp.


Water Pity (Wordle 317) We turn the tap but we forget Where sucks the pipe to get the wet, And, as we swing in shower spray, What treatments keep the plague away; Imagine tub, no word of taps, No thump … Continue reading

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Toad-tally croaky duet at a hop to celebrate spring


We certainly have signs of spring sh0wing.  Brunfelsia is starting its Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow act which will probably stretch to Last Month, This Month, and the Month After.   While some of the indigenous plants are determined not to … Continue reading

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Shining Exam Pulls


With a WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge theme of Ooh, Shiny! featuring “Diversions, distractions, and delightful detours”, few things will take my attention away from everything else as completely as when the main ‘shiny’ signals, in spectacular manner, that it is settling down for … Continue reading

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Sea Kin Textures


For the weekly photo challenge this week of Textures  I turn again to our local beach and the sea … © August 2017 Colonialist

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