Category Archives: Personal Journal

Goog(mis)led!


On Sunday last Younger Daughter decided it was time to revisit an animal farm that serves the best scones in the universe. She had forgotten exactly where it was, so plugged in a Google ap. to provide instructions. At the … Continue reading

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RIP Blog (not quite), a Cicada (completely), but bringing Mr Bean alive.


Many bloggers suffer under the misapprehension that it will be noticed if there is an abrupt hiatus in their posting, and that people will rush around like headless chickens wondering where they have got to. The reality is that nobody … Continue reading

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Rounded off Squarely


It has been over a week since I got a round to post, and the previous one squeezed in the Weekly Photo Challenge so I may as well painfully contrive to drag that into this one as well; therefore the pictures … Continue reading

Posted in Africa, Books, Challenge, Cover Design, Music, Personal Journal, photo challenge, Photography, Weekly Photo Challenge, Writing | Tagged , , , , | 22 Comments

Not as in War King*


The photo challenge now running is actually walking — as in Pedestrian And on that theme, a quote from The Mouse in my Baa Baa Black Belt: “ ‘…what strikes you when you cross a chirping insect with a flying … Continue reading

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Hospitality


                  I enjoyed the hospital visit so much I am going to repeat the experience on Wednesday for a bit longer.                           … Continue reading

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Bye-bye Spot/Flash/Whatever.  See You Round, Marshmallow.


With reference to the previous post telling about a kitten walking in on us, a visiting friend of R’s from next door, from the vantage point of the apex of a jump on our trampoline, spotted a black-and-white kitten in … Continue reading

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Recurring Felines of Being Unable to Cope with Multiply Cat Shun!


Those who faithfully subscribe to these scribblings will recall that we adopted two factory cats in April, 2016 and then another from Younger Daughter’s workplace in May this year. Finally, only last month,  Much Better Half came home in with a bemused … Continue reading

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