Tag Archives: Colonialist

A Really Awful Shining Example


  Reflections on mortality A lovely lady found herself in a religious sphere, And thought that smiting infidels would be a good idea, Deciding that her duty lay in doing what was right By causing non-believers, before death, to see … Continue reading

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Really Awful Gatecrashing Geese in the Swim


Young R in Top 8 Gala For Junior Primary: Her bash at dashing through the splash Was something else to see! Her second place at freestyle Did make us all feel proud, Though butterfly and backstroke Were further back in … Continue reading

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Various orange-meants


So this week the Daily Post Photo Challenge features: ‘Orange you glad it’s photo challenge time?’ And no, I didn’t write that – I think they are copying my style! The pantry was innocent of oranges.  I toyed with the … Continue reading

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Colonialist credentials; Taxingly rev-healing Really Awful Rhyme


  Adding to my credentials as a Colonialist, while unpacking some long-stored boxes I recently came across this picture of a little home my mother occupied while in Madras.  I wonder if we should model our current one on it? … Continue reading

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Really flaming awful rhyme gets under your skin


  To hear, ‘Do not attempt to sell,’ Does not sound well to writers; But light attempts, as I can tell, May lead to cellulitis!   On Friday I was full of the joys of – er – late summer … Continue reading

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Rooly awful emulation and improoved voos.


    Rooinously emusing If a kanga didn’t rue a situation, What requirement would make that kanga rue? Quite simply, clothing, on them: deprivation – For kanga, rude, at that stage would ensue.   While emus would regard it as … Continue reading

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Really Awful stuff generally …


  After a short spell of editing this morning, I decided that getting up had been a really bad idea, so I undid it by returning to bed where I shivered uncontrollably for a couple of hours.  Then I slept … Continue reading

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