Category Archives: Personal Journal

Shed Up, Curse It!


Back to ‘loads that are now shed’I just simply went to bed;Now that lights have come back on,Back to blogging I have gone. Seems quite crazy that time spentOn one’s blogging, with intent,Must depend on current’s whim —Oops, did I … Continue reading

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Golf a la Carte


We lunched at the Golf Club today; Of golf cart I got in the way; It struck me then strongly How thinking is wrongly, And shouldn’t belong-ry, To have such things brought into play: For walking that ought To be … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to Me: and a Brief History.


One short of eighty years today There came a great event, For that is when there came our way Yours truly, mischief bent; To end of war, and more and more Of conflicts through the years, Through all absurdities the … Continue reading

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Water Sound Investment


When sitting on our patio There’s something always on the go: Thanks to the water feature here The sound of trickles rings out clear, And I have tuned it to provide  A really pleasant sound outside; The only problem to … Continue reading

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Didja’ ever get one of them days, boy


My list of woes Today you see Is all that shows Of misery, Computer crashed, The sound card gone, So off I flashed  To get back on. Or, would have raced, But car, the key Could not be traced — … Continue reading

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Sea, Sky and See a Reduced Skyline


The weather has been weird and windy over the past week. Chilly, and untypical for the time of the year. I climbed into our lookout point for a picture down the beach, gaining this strange aspect. Then a slight swivel … Continue reading

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Pet Roll* Purchase Expedition


Yahoo, yippee, and hooray, Petrol price goes down today? Well, at least, so we were told But we’re now out in the cold Due to factors which not least Have, within the Middle East, Nonsense caused, so price shoots up … Continue reading

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