Tag Archives: Colonialist

No Change of Address


Un-presidented goings-on In SA with J Zuma gone, Last week the State of Nation thing Was scheduled for JZ to sing But Ram a Pozer has, instead, Now been the one to get it read; His laughter had become quite … Continue reading

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Lateral Thinking with a Beam to make one Beam.


I recently boasted in a comment that I was good at Heath Robinson solutions to problems. (In fact, I should show the one I was referring to, some time soon.) I thought I would regale you with my latest. In … Continue reading

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The Winning Card


In days of yore, a Valentine Was, incognito, sent. And this was then all good and fine, But who knew what it meant? When girl who would receive a stack, With face like back of bus, Sincerity, perhaps, they’d lack … Continue reading

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For you, Senorita, I weel …


keel  … rescue … a-da bull … Bulbul! We keep (too many) rescue cats. We feed and encourage birds. There is a conflict, there, and inevitably the cats will nab one. Particularly with chicks, where the warning systems we have fitted … Continue reading

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Monk or Monkey?


Wordle 338 Frozen; rope-tied robes; ‘saint’ rasping sermons hazy; Not of Earth; hands folded in gusts of piety; Holy? — No home; poverty — Wholly crazy! © February 12 2018 Colonialist

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Still Splashing Out


Kids who swim have taken over our waking hours in pooling their knowledge. This morning I had to dash to their school to deliver R’s sports bag. She had left it at home in the usual departure chaos, and needed … Continue reading

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See Sea Crop Circles by Poisonous Delish Dish.


See this and be amazed; the puffer fish is never fazed When looking for a mate, a pattern-making course he’ll skate, And types of puffer fish can form a most expensive dish, Though poisonous as hell, some chefs are trained … Continue reading

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