Category Archives: photo challenge

The Knight’s Tail


                          In memory of a loyal knight Of the house of Yawk Who got an almighty fright One night when he dropped his fawk And under the table, … Continue reading

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RIP (OFF) DAILY POST AND WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE


The world is crazy. People are obsessed with throwing away proven successes or improving things until they no longer work — or are far harder to operate than before. MS Windows is a case in point. Note the thin blue … Continue reading

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Wildly Unlikely


This is, of course, a picture of pictures I took for the cover, but that isn’t what makes it unlikely. More unlikely is that one would ever get a peek at a peak so exactly shaped like a rhino, as … Continue reading

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Got Lines — Misbehaved?


The Current Photo Challenge is on the Lines of lines, so I’ve lined up a trio taken recently with lines in abundance.   © May 2018  Colonialist

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A moment when sound seems to stop.


The memorial service for our friend was held yesterday. It went smoothly despite me having to write out some of the music from memory late the night before, and a few last-minute glitches at the Chapel. In the evening his … 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

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Fired Up With Enthusiasm


    If you should seek the perfect catch — A flame that can’t be brighter — Consider using A Good Match, Or, better still, one lighter. © February 2017 Colonialist

Posted in Challenge, Humorous rhyme, photo challenge, Photography, Really Awful Rhyme, Weekly Photo Challenge, Wordplay | Tagged , , | 16 Comments