Tag Archives: Colonialist

Immy Magic


My blog was abandoned for the weekend, due to a rather frantic schedule (believe me, you don’t want to know). I see that the theme for the latest picture challenge is Magic, which, as a fantasy writer and Quest composer, is … Continue reading

Posted in Africa, Children's Fiction, Colonialist, verse, writing, music composition, fantasy, Africa, journal., Fantasy, Music, Writing | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Really Awful Completely US Math and a Trump Pet


What Americans will do With math to make a USA deflator? They have now reduced it to The very Lowest Common Dominator. Is Trump’s love of dogs a flaw? Whenever to his home he comes around, Greeted by a Labrador, … Continue reading

Posted in Current Affairs, Dogs, Humorous rhyme, Really Awful Rhyme, Satire, verse, Wordplay | Tagged , , , | 6 Comments

Picturing Families Noble and Royal


While unpacking another of the thousand-or-so boxes we moved from our previous residence, I came across a folder with some of my late father’s experimental prints. As one of many hobbies, Hyla Noble was into early colour photography, developing, printing, and enlarging. … Continue reading

Posted in Africa, Ancestry, Art, History, Personal Journal, Photography | Tagged , , , , , | 40 Comments

Not all white?


Wordle 274 is obviously slanted towards a certain recent event. I debated taking an entirely different tack in my condensed exact-word-order and rhyming effort, just to be otherwise, but decided to follow the current after all. I am pleased with … Continue reading

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Vertical sex site meant, and tiny garden.


Responses to this week’s Photo Challenge are all going to be on a Tiny scale. Firstly, here is some romance … well, sex, actually … in small measure.  The millipede takes her firmly in his arms … well, lots and lots … Continue reading

Posted in Africa, Challenge, Gardens, Nature, Photography, Weekly Photo Challenge | Tagged , , , | 23 Comments

Really Awful Trumped-up Charges.


One simply can’t conceive That dumpy Donald Trump The Democrats relieve By licking Hil the Frump.  The pollsters in their hordes, With egos sadly bent, Are falling on their swords … Or say, ‘Not what I meant!’  Hil had it … Continue reading

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Views Really Awfully Close to the Edge


Some gorge-ous sights we saw en route On garden judging day: When near the edge you place your boot You must not stand and sway. Some edginess you might well feel At sight of dizzy drop, And should you heel (or catch your … Continue reading

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