Category Archives: Roving

Climbing Back onto Verbo City


Time flies — just see how long it takes For these flies here, without mistakes, To crawl up to the top of wall Avoiding any slip or fall. Although, like spiders on a web From summit, flow can downward ebb; No … Continue reading

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A ROMANCE FROM MOTHERS’ DAY


In rather a reversal of how things should be, one our two resident mothers, Younger Daughter, treated all of us to a lovely lunch at Caversham Mill in the Midlands.  Of course, I went snap-happy.  All of these shots are … Continue reading

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WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: THREES: TREK TRIO


Weekly Photo Challenge © Colonialist February 2014 (WordPress)

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Ginger William of Orange (x – Finale)


(See sidebar for Translator, Music, Novels, Awards etc.)  Previous instalment links: (Map) (i) (ii) (iii) (iv) (v) (vi) (vii) (viii) (ix) (Boxing Day 1974 saw Much Better Half and I setting off from Durban on ‘rideabout’ in our Combi Camper … Continue reading

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Travel Theme: Stone – Giving the Finger.


With Ailsa’s Travel Theme currently carved in stone, I was cursing I didn’t notice it when doing the Ginger William post below, featuring Mukurob – the Finger of God.  Too good to miss, though, and there is one picture in my 1975 series … Continue reading

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Ginger WIlliam of Orange (ix)


(See sidebar for Translator, Music, Novels, Awards etc.)  Previous instalment links: (Map) (i) (ii) (iii) (iv) (v) (vi) (vii) (viii) (Boxing Day 1974 saw Much Better Half and I setting off from Durban on ‘rideabout’ in our Combi Camper ‘Cambi’ … Continue reading

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Wild Weekend


The pictures in my previous post were, in fact, taken at St Lucia Estuary and Mfolozi Game Reserve respectively.  We had an opportunity to spend a couple of nights at St Lucia village, and travelled there on Friday.  St Lucia … Continue reading

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