Category Archives: Swimming

GALA GLUTTONY


I did manage to snatch the podium pictures from the Championship Gala, and they are shown in the slide show. Then, on Thursday, there was yet another gala, this time hosted by Durban Girls’ College, and featuring DGC, Maris Stella, … Continue reading

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Top of Top 8 in Under 8


An event this evening filled us with pride and joy. As part of the Swimming Squad, selected from the top eight swimmers in each age group, Jeneva was entered in the annual Junior Top 8 Championship Gala in all four … Continue reading

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Monster no More; Swimming gets Boot.


The Monster Under the Bed, that became The Monster Under the House, is now a fairly normal domestic kitty. If, that is, one that is difficult to get a decent shot of!  Here is the best of many recent tries. … Continue reading

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Things Going Swimmingly — and NOT


Morning spent inside a barrel With commands of, ’Do not move!’ Clad in rather scant apparel The occasion to improve, Has but little to commend it I can bring into my mind, And I rather would forefend it Even though … Continue reading

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Playing Doctor-Doctor Bracingly.


You will not, in fact, be giving Very much of a concession To admit we all are living For the medical profession. It was eight o’clock I started My own visit to the doctor, And before we then departed R, … Continue reading

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New Year DIY Solution Filtered Through


This Labyrinth I Roam is hosting NN1 on New Year Resolutions. Here is my little bit: When comes the New Year is when I Get energy renewed; With launching into DIY Ambition am imbued This year I sought a filter … Continue reading

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The Proof of the Petting is in the (Rep)Eating


See previous post — yesterday morning and latest cat was still too afraid of human hands to let them come anywhere near her. Now she is becoming convinced that they are the best thing since plates of food. The more … Continue reading

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