Category Archives: Travel

Really Awfully Lovely Treat Meant


In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Treat.” When having feelings of defeat And wanting a treat of something sweet, Nothing makes life more a ballad Than a large self-made fruit salad! Mind you, there is nothing wrong   When Pavlova comes … Continue reading

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More Merry Midlands Meandering


Translate; Vertaal; Vertalen; Traduire; Übersetzung: μετάφραση: Tradução: Перевод; Traducción: – -> (Click on appropriate section of sidebar on right for translations, writings, compositions, awards and special series.)   This will be pictorially, with a minimum of picked-orally. First, a further shot … Continue reading

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A Shortish Walk to Lots of Spikes


Translate; Vertaal; Vertalen; Traduire; Übersetzung: μετάφραση: Tradução: Перевод; Traducción: – -> (Click on appropriate section of sidebar on right for translations, writings, compositions, awards and special series.) Something we have flitted past at speed on numerous occasions is the display … Continue reading

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REALLY AWFUL RHYME AND A TRAINING SESSION


For NaPoWriMo scene this year, I will not get my ar rear in gear; A limerick Is nice and quick, So that is all you’ll get, I fear! Inspired by lunacy, you bet, One year* I did the alphabet, Each … Continue reading

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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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