Category Archives: Swimming Squad Training

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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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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Trump to Buy South Africa


Seeing that Trump’s Greenland bid has failed, His ambitions further now have sailed, And attention presently is caught On S A as somewhere to be bought; One condition laid down for the sale Is for a new government; all male; … 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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A Week to Leave One Weak


Monday saw another visit to Entabeni Hospital for an Ultrasound and then an MRI. After lunch I spent the afternoon and evening on a sample edit and quote for a book from a writer in Nigeria. Today, after a night … Continue reading

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A Day Filled with Interesting Times.


From the moment my special cat M fled screaming under our wardrobe at five a.m. pursued by Katie, one of the bully-cats from the Main House, I might have known that this would not be a day of peacefulness and … Continue reading

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