Category Archives: Photography

Water Untide and Ran Away


And, with this, and the one below, it can also form the basis for the current Photo Challenge Variations on a Theme!    © January 2018 Colonialist   Advertisements

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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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Some Things Temporary: of Consuming Interest, and of Temper Rare, She!


The current Photo Challenge theme of Temporary  suggested these to me today:                                           ©   November 2017 Colonialist         … 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

When You Gotta Glow …


Internet back at last. We even got the lightning-blasted aircon repaired , and I replaced a blown-out garage window. Just a large broken branch and a bit of roof left to repair. Now to feature something with a Glow for the … Continue reading

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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

Posted in Africa, Challenge, Humorous rhyme, Personal Journal, Photography, Really Awful Joke, Really Awful Rhyme, Weekly Photo Challenge | Tagged , , | 16 Comments

Windows of Opportunity


Some random Windows themes from my pictures for the Weekly Photo Challenge: Owlingly Awful Talepiece       © September 2017 Colonialist

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