Category Archives: Publishing

Fuf-fuf-fuf Free Zing Party and Talk


After two of the most delightful days imaginable, weather wise, things turned mean today just because we had two outdoor events following one after the other. In the morning we were up early to an overcast day with a gale … Continue reading

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Robin Takes Off At Last As All One Could Wish


I seem to have spent the whole day on the phone or internet dealing with issues. Even on the way back from school with the grandchildren, after R had finished her Squad swimming, she was holding my mobile phone to … Continue reading

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The Blue Between Gets a Turn.


                              Another day, another book launch. The librarian had influenced a move to Saturday morning, assuring me that it was always buzzing on that day and … Continue reading

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Annointment From a Hadeda Ibis Nest


Wordle 375 Eggs sway in breeze on misty day Attentive parents drive cats away Hatched child (or chick) in home movies features Won’t sing, but runny tum these creatures — Find the corn set out today Sent back down in … Continue reading

Posted in Africa, Birds, Challenge, Colonialist, Humorous rhyme, Nature, Publishing, Wordle, Wordplay, Writing | Tagged , , , , , | 9 Comments

Automatic ‘Copy WordPress Posts to Facebook’ Function


I was annoyed when this facility was removed amidst a flood of incomprehensible jargon and computer-jabber. I was even more annoyed when google and Bing searches gave more of the same, but the gist was either that it was no … Continue reading

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Awww, GUST blows in with a blast!


  August is our month of gales and the first of these was duly dished up today (now yesterday) with all the trimmings. Nevertheless, it has been an amazing opening to the month. I started by tracking down some useful … Continue reading

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