Tag Archives: Colonialist

Goog(mis)led!


On Sunday last Younger Daughter decided it was time to revisit an animal farm that serves the best scones in the universe. She had forgotten exactly where it was, so plugged in a Google ap. to provide instructions. At the … Continue reading

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Some Things Temporary: of Consuming Interest, and of Temper Rare, She!


The current Photo Challenge theme of Temporary  suggested these to me today:                                           ©   November 2017 Colonialist         … Continue reading

Posted in Africa, Cats, Photography, Weekly Photo Challenge | Tagged , , , | 11 Comments

Remembrance Day and Delville Wood


I have been very involved with the annual prize-giving for the Garden of the Year Competition run by Durban and Coast Horticultural Society, and today delivered my speech in my capacity as President and handed out the cups. As in … Continue reading

Posted in Africa, Colonialist, Gardens, History, Music | Tagged , , | 21 Comments

RIP Blog (not quite), a Cicada (completely), but bringing Mr Bean alive.


Many bloggers suffer under the misapprehension that it will be noticed if there is an abrupt hiatus in their posting, and that people will rush around like headless chickens wondering where they have got to. The reality is that nobody … Continue reading

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Rounded off Squarely


It has been over a week since I got a round to post, and the previous one squeezed in the Weekly Photo Challenge so I may as well painfully contrive to drag that into this one as well; therefore the pictures … Continue reading

Posted in Africa, Books, Challenge, Cover Design, Music, Personal Journal, photo challenge, Photography, Weekly Photo Challenge, Writing | Tagged , , , , | 22 Comments

When You Gotta Glow …


Internet back at last. We even got the lightning-blasted aircon repaired , and I replaced a blown-out garage window. Just a large broken branch and a bit of roof left to repair. Now to feature something with a Glow for the … Continue reading

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One Wordle not be Enough


This version using the given words in order for Wordle 320, has rhyme and rhythm and hardly any added words … but obscure sense: Enigma:  Struggle at fringe of power, Mystery list the star, Swirl on road, stormy shower; Sigh, lift … Continue reading

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