Category Archives: Photography

The Far Side of The Far Side

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A Human Reserve and a Game Reserve

One of the ironies a blogger faces is that when there is a great deal to blog about, there isn’t enough time to do it in. With lots of literary things happening — watch this space! — I am battling … Continue reading

Posted in Africa, Excursions, Gardens, Grandchildren, Nature, Personal Journal, Photography, Wanders | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 15 Comments

Really Awful Shredder Sh’ Read er Bout

With M, a nice fresh toilet roll is very much in fashion, She perches near the toilet bowl And shreds it with a passion So every virgin one we bring — To make sure we don’t lack it — We … Continue reading

Posted in Africa, Cats, Humorous rhyme, Photography, Really Awful Rhyme | Tagged , , | 11 Comments


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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Parasite Purchasing?

Am I a vampire? Well, at least I am a sucker — for markets featuring bloodsucking insects. Also, for bar coot sales and carroty chops. That is to say, I enjoy attending flea markets, car boot sales, and the occasional … Continue reading

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Bow Tide Elegance for Evening Dress

It is cold. It has been drizzling. However, this evening we were treated to a very pleasant and long-lasting spectacle over the sea which I share herewith. One was tempted to take a quick sprint down the hill with a … Continue reading

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Out Chopping for a TV, I Saw the View Open, then Sea Another Path

It started with the hard drive of Younger Daughter’s TV decoder up in the main house packing in. This meant that programmes could no longer be saved and stored for when she, the kids, and the two of us in … Continue reading

Posted in Africa, Beach, Excursions, Gardens, Grandchildren, Photography | Tagged , , , | 12 Comments