Category Archives: Parody

Monkey Nutted


Joining on the ground floor of what is soon probably going to be a worldwide craze, here is my attempt to Peanutize myself.  I haven’t yet had the family verdict on how successfully it serves as a Peanut-type self-portrait … … Continue reading

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A Really Awfully Good Review


(Click on appropriate section of sidebar on right for translations, writings, compositions, awards and special series.) For the penultimate  NaPoWriMo poem – Day Twenty Nine – I feel entitled to rest on my laurels a bit.  After all, I have … Continue reading

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Ode hear, this is Really Awfully Shakespearean


(Click on appropriate section of sidebar on right for translations, writings, compositions, awards and special series.) It is suggested that for  NaPoWriMo  Day  Twenty Four  one should ‘write a parody or satire based on a famous poem. It can be … Continue reading

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Really Awful Stranglers in the Night – Just as a Choke


    As a public service, I thought it would be a good idea to update soppy songs like the following one, to bring them more in tune with modern times:  Stranglers in the night Look for a victim Lurking … Continue reading

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‘Do’-ing ‘Re’-peat gives ‘Mi’ (‘Fa’ too much ‘So’) more ‘La’-‘Te’-tude.


The overwhelming outpouring of enthusiastic comments on my previous post saying, in effect, ‘Duh…?!’, together with some technical background stuff from Calmgrove, encouraged me to expand upon the infliction.  Here I do an even more obscure version of my graphics … Continue reading

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‘DO’ SOUND OF MUSIC WITH SPOONFUL OF TONIC


Do, a Tonic or Key Note, Re, on Supertonic shines, Mi, for Mediant you quote, Fa, Sub-Dominant defines, So, to Dominant must go, La, Sub-Mediant will show, Te, as Leading Note, below Do, next Tonic up, assigns! © Colonialist December … Continue reading

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Really awfully, can he be long ear?


  THE UGLY BUNNY (or Hare Today and Gone Tomorrow) There once was a rabbit Who had a bad habit Of driving his parents insane; Behaving most funnily, And very un-bunnily, He was quite a bit of a pain! When told to … Continue reading

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Really Awful Short Story (Flash Fiction 100)


  ericjohnbaker has issued a challenge to write the most gosh-awful short story not exceeding 100 words.  I hope I have avoided Mozart’s error when he wrote his ‘Musical Joke’ lampooning talentless composers. Despite himself he produced some good music even … Continue reading

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How to Escape a Really Awful Fate:


  (To the tune of the Wedding March; inspired initially and to a tiny extent  by the Downton Abbey episode with the backing-out bridegroom, but mainly just for fun) Here comes the bride, Quick, run and hide, You’re wed and … Continue reading

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The Blogger You Award.


     Thank you, Ivor Knievel Skeem, for nominating me for this award.  I feel deeply honoured and chuffed and flattered and chirpy about it.  The rules are that I have to thank the nominator.  Done.  Then I have to … Continue reading

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