Tag Archives: Colonialist

Step (or two) to the Beach


Today, to chase away cobwebs, we decided to take a stroll (sarcastic laugh) down the path to the beach we used from our first house on the Bluff, very many years ago, which was closer to the old Whaling Station. … Continue reading

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A Postal Exorcise to Stamp Out Demons


Invisible creature close by; corners skip behind — Belong in Hell to roam — Strip from hiding and laugh as you find; Put in cardboard, paint black, post home!   © May 2018 Colonialist

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Twisty Paths and Greenery


For The Weekly Photo Challenge of Twisted I am revisiting the garden I got the slide from, where one can really do a visual Chubby Checker.  The most impressive twist is that most of the garden doesn’t look like a garden … Continue reading

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Wordle Heads for the Bar


For the latest Wordle (352) I got too big for my boots and decided to break away entirely from the obvious pointers to a pub scene. However, my alternative of the Bar at the entrance to the Knysna Heads estuary … Continue reading

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Camelot in Durban: dazzling.


The KickstArt production of Camelot will be running from 18th May to 3rd June, which doesn’t give much time to enjoy it. How do I know you will enjoy it? Because, as I said on their Fb page before swiping … Continue reading

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TWADDLE in Really Awful Rhyme


    I used the 98-word Twaddle challenge to start writing anything, stop when I thought I’d got to about 98, and then do a little fine-tuning, pruning and swooning:-       So twaddle we send our writing efforts … Continue reading

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My Troeteldier Amber met verbeteringe en musiek.


(Sien Mei 11 vir oorspronklike). Ek het ‘n paar verbeteringe gemaak asook om ‘n stuk van my ‘Trio No 2 for Alto Recorder, Piano and Violin’ by te sit. © 18 May Colonialist

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