Category Archives: Wordplay

Durban has a Smoking Problem …


A warehouse in the valley over the two parallel hills most of Durban’s Bluff comprises got all fired up with enthusiasm.  The pall of smoke was most impressive even from home, so after picking youngest granddaughter up from school we … Continue reading

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American andiron …


(Like a log she likes to sleep — Heaven help a chimney-sweep!) © March 2017 Colonialist

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Fired Up With Enthusiasm


    If you should seek the perfect catch — A flame that can’t be brighter — Consider using A Good Match, Or, better still, one lighter. © February 2017 Colonialist

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A Really Awful Stinker


The average people found these days, Because of stupid sentiments, Smell different in strangest ways — All have a lack of common scents. © February 2017 Colonialist

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Granny (Dilly) Botany you’d Guava not know …


When with a passion fruit you miss Try Passiflora edulis Dad with a taste for motoring* The guavadilla’s praise will sing These yellow be and may be tarter Variety is flavi car pa*. What is the favourite recipe for this? … Continue reading

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Bits of Blocked-out Sunlight


© February 2017 Colonialist

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Untruths and True Steps


Wordle 275: my personal challenge is to use the words in the order given, adding the fewest possible to make sense, rhyme, and scan. False Doctrine to the Indoctrinated Lies, flat lies, will work devout to seize: These don’t drop … Continue reading

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