Category Archives: Swimming

A Cupboard Not for Cups


Today was spent in overseeing the installation of our new cupboard, then out on the town in the unrelentingly pouring rain to get a blood test and then to buy some items I failed to find. Even Enid Blyton’s ‘The … Continue reading

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An Empty Stage and Taking a Dim View


In the latest performance of the Electricity Supply Commission, the actors have left the stage and the spotlights are off. The announcement came that due to circumstances never their fault they have had to implement Stage 6 of Loadshedding. We … Continue reading

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Driven to Drink and In The Drink


I have spent literally hours in trying, with increasing frustration and fury, to add this picture to the previous post. The minute I try and import it, the post reverts to the brief one for the previous day, and it … Continue reading

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Dizzy Circles


Today, after some morning attempts to log into internet (only partly successful) and specifically into the banking app. (wholly unsuccessful) saw me dashing to the local bank to sort it out, close a redundant account, and get replacements for about-to-expire … Continue reading

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Have Another Go!


Once more unto the pool, dear friends, Once more; A gala for today the ends to score; Though J ducked out with her sore back, Young R the practice didn’t lack, And scored two thirds — ‘A’ team attack! — … Continue reading

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Another Bussy Spel


                              Today young J joined me to watch her sister do Squad Swimming, and we were both treated to the sight of R finally achieving the … Continue reading

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Supporting and Sporting


I slept in today, Then breakfast created, Before on my way (Now feeling quite sated), A pump for the fountain I bought while en route, (In evening the mountin’ To bear needed fruit) But Queensmead first went to — J … Continue reading

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