Category Archives: Personal Journal

The Dreadit Edit


GloPoWriMo Day 17 Prompt is as follows: Today, I’d like you to challenge you to write a poem that presents a scene from an unusual point of view: I am a book that has been done And dusted; I would … Continue reading

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Feeding Fish and On Fish, Remedy to Special Needs, Excursion, Rhymes


        Correction It seems I got my facts all wrong When singing Elder Daughter song, ‘Remedial’ does not apply Inside the UK by the bye; No, she will set up ‘Special Needs’ And head it up, when … Continue reading

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Remedial Family Reunion


What joy; Elder Daughter has come to stay All the way from her home in U.K., With news that offers a special feature: Promotion as Remedial Teacher! She is now in charge of that whole section, As, on abilities, reflection, … Continue reading

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News Snip-its; Getting in a Scrape; Street Rabbits.


Today I met with surgeon; he was brimming with delight; Results reveal the call he made had been exactly right, For found within my kidney were the growths of evil type Now whipped out whole before they spread to other … Continue reading

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Snappy Sunday


I haven’t reported that the M cat shown above doing repairs, after her week’s disappearance and return, then staged another of the same. After strolling back a week later again this time, she was kept in the cottage even during … Continue reading

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Missing Out on Kidney


  I’ve been away, as see you may: In hospital I had a stay, And something else went missing too — Of kidneys, of which I had two, Now one is left, but I don’t care; I carry one of … Continue reading

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More Loads in the Shed


Yet again, time becomes available to blog. Yet again, the lights are about to go out. It isn’t just a question of adjusting the agenda; during other hours other things require doing. Yesterday we were treated to two separate sessions … Continue reading

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