Tag Archives: Colonialist

Forces of Nature – machine-gunned from above.


In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Forces of Nature.” To me, nothing illustrates forces of nature better than storms – storm tides, thunderstorms, hurricanes or tornadoes, or – as here – hailstorms.  I was amazed, after viewing … Continue reading

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Really Awful Piddles and Runs – er – Riddles and Puns.


Translate; Vertaal; Vertalen; Traduire; Übersetzung: μετάφραση: Tradução: Перевод; Traducción: – -> (Click on appropriate section of sidebar on right for translations, writings, compositions, awards and special series.) Young granddaughters are stunners: Such news is old hat; Now they’re riddlers and punners … Continue reading

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Really disgustingly awful toilet humour


(Click on appropriate section of sidebar on right for translations, writings, compositions, awards and special series.) (Sung to a merry little tune – music score available on request!) I’m a floaty poo, How do you do! I’m a floaty poo, … Continue reading

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A Seminar of Statues, Foreigners, Colonialists, and Myopic Misconceptions


 (Click on appropriate section of sidebar on right for translations, writings, compositions, awards and special series.) After having accepted the above invitation to attend a seminar held on 30th April organised by Durban’s Libraries and Heritage Department, I should have known … Continue reading

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Birthday Celebrations Overcooked to the point of Burnout


We are about to get another electricity load shed, so I’d better post or give up the ghost. The past week has been manic with party-time for the two granddaughters and other relations and friends who are inconsiderate enough to … Continue reading

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Really Awfully Intricate Puzzles


Intricate (Click on appropriate section of sidebar on right for translations, writings, compositions, awards and special series.) For the latest Weekly Photo Challenge – Intricate– choose your favourite ending: Such puzzles can give pain And drive us quite insane, But when … Continue reading

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Really Awful South Africans on the Merry Merry First of May.


(Click on appropriate section of sidebar on right for translations, writings, compositions, awards and special series.) Now, the end of NaPoWriMo month, and well over thirty rhymes posted, has not cured me of scribbling them – particularly when miffed. This … Continue reading

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