Category Archives: Personal Journal

Robin First Copies, Hypnos with Cat, Apollo with Delight, Dracula without Delight


It’s really hard to say What’s taken up my day: Just sending books away, And blood tests: an array. The Author Copies, few, Are badly overdue; I needed blood tests new, For Monday, it is true. Then fitted some new … Continue reading

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Supporting and Sporting


I slept in today, Then breakfast created, Before on my way (Now feeling quite sated), A pump for the fountain I bought while en route, (In evening the mountin’ To bear needed fruit) But Queensmead first went to — J … Continue reading

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Cat and Immobilised Mouse


There’ll be no more blogging today; Petal M has just chased it away; With mouse movement restricted, I have been evicted Until it’s released for more play. © September 2019 Colonialist

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Make Haste and Time Waste


I have been cross as you can get, Through loss of any internet; But here the post comes into play That I prepared for yesterday:       Why is it that the medical profession Can never keep to times … Continue reading

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Notes on Music and Breakfast


I like going to flea market more than a store Brekkie noshables I will buy there more and more, With bananas and honey and raisins and bix All to go in with yoghurt in a perfect mix; And though half … Continue reading

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Imp-press-ive Press Agent.


Once again we find ourselves in local media. The number of times this happens could only be achieved with fame and/or a good Press Agent. Take the number of deserving subjects in the background of this picture in The Glenwood … Continue reading

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Fursday and Fryday Fingies


Free of medical appointments today and yesterday, I had some time and opportunity to do a bit of pottering. There was a dentist appointment for J in the afternoon, but he took a quick look and said nothing needed doing, … Continue reading

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