Category Archives: Swimming

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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Oh water day, in a medical way . . .


At eight o’clock to vampires, four phials of blood to draw, At ten to the urologist, so he could give the score, Twelve forty, radio therapy then me receiving saw, From there to pharmacy with script: a wait inside the … Continue reading

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Exclusive Meeting With Royalty


  Yesterday we went for lunch to the ever-delightful Makaranga in Kloof. There the grandkids were the only ones to dare the distinctly chilly pool. I feel sure that if they found a pool in the Antarctic, they would go … Continue reading

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Gala Appointments and Occasions


If I were not ill already, It occurs to me, you know, That events do go on steady Guaranteed to make me so. Take today: patiently waiting, So that patient I could be, But to find a waiting rating Just … Continue reading

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