Tag Archives: Colonialist

Chance, Luck, Synchronicity, Coincidence and Déjà vu


Yet another example of synchronicity, involving the Titanic, has inspired me to revisit the topic. I have dipped into it periodically, including here: https://colonialist.wordpress.com/2012/01/28/all-things-synchronistic/ Jung has, as quoted in the above post, provided a definition that lifts it beyond mere … Continue reading

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Shed Up, Curse It!


Back to ‘loads that are now shed’I just simply went to bed;Now that lights have come back on,Back to blogging I have gone. Seems quite crazy that time spentOn one’s blogging, with intent,Must depend on current’s whim —Oops, did I … Continue reading

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Terminological Inexactitude Friday.


The Fibbing Friday questions and answers for today: 1 Why was Eric the Red called Eric the Red? 2 Why did Christopher Columbus sail west? 3 Who were the Vikings? 4What is a scullery maid? 5 What is a dumb … Continue reading

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Golf a la Carte


We lunched at the Golf Club today; Of golf cart I got in the way; It struck me then strongly How thinking is wrongly, And shouldn’t belong-ry, To have such things brought into play: For walking that ought To be … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to Me: and a Brief History.


One short of eighty years today There came a great event, For that is when there came our way Yours truly, mischief bent; To end of war, and more and more Of conflicts through the years, Through all absurdities the … Continue reading

Posted in Africa, Colonialist, Current Affairs, Humorous rhyme, Personal Journal, political satire, Really Awful Rhyme, Rhyme | Tagged , , , | 24 Comments

Water Sound Investment


When sitting on our patio There’s something always on the go: Thanks to the water feature here The sound of trickles rings out clear, And I have tuned it to provide  A really pleasant sound outside; The only problem to … Continue reading

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Sea, Sky and See a Reduced Skyline


The weather has been weird and windy over the past week. Chilly, and untypical for the time of the year. I climbed into our lookout point for a picture down the beach, gaining this strange aspect. Then a slight swivel … Continue reading

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