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ROONESPISMS UNEXPURGATED AND AMPLIFIED, AND OTHER REALLY AWFUL THINGIES


  It is the time of the year when Nature sends lots of creatures rushing energetically, like the dragonflies in the previous post.  We have the Toad Chorus going on at the moment and when we were in the pool … Continue reading

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A REALLY AWFULLY TYPICAL POLITICIAN


Amos Keeto buzzing round, Sticking nose In where he didn’t ought; Ever whining, it is found, And that shows That he’s a nasty sort  Always wants to bleed you dry He is such A sneaky parasite, And that is the … Continue reading

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REALLY AWFUL RHYME AND REASON FOR THE CURRENT WRITING SEASON


  Three hundred words I have writ down, And read and then reread them … Then I rewrote them with a frown, And still tried to dead-head them.  But after that I went again Another try to scribble – Which … Continue reading

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ORDER REALLY AWFUL WORD


Word order in English does count for a lot; To change it around often loses the plot – While saying, ‘I chew hay,’ is innocent, quite, Remarking, ‘I hay chew!’ does not come out right.  And when you say, ‘Nice … Continue reading

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REALLY AWFUL ASIDE: ‘BAH!’ REGARDING A SIDE BAR


Count me with the total idjits: I had not updated widgets; They had got right out of date – Links messed up, at any rate! One would really think a linking Shouldn’t merely lead to blinking, So when that is … Continue reading

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VARIED VISITATIONS


The visitor that’s upper In this bunch Would also like a cuppa I’ve a hunch! How many of them are there, Do you think? You’ll miss the one that’s far there If you blink!  Each budgie is a boarder From … Continue reading

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REALLY AWFUL CHIRP


Should cicada do its thing And monotonously sing Darkly in a thicket, You may know what goes on there Isn’t in the least bit fair, But completely, au contraire, Simply isn’t cricket!    (For those who haven’t been there yet … Continue reading

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TALKING TURKEY


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AND THE COPTION CAMPETITION WINNAH IS …


Back in the days when diner sores were still seen (people developed them from having time to sit down to banquets or big business lunches lasting most of every day?) I ran a competition about avoiding headgear or something – … Continue reading

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CAPTION COMPETITION CREATIONS


Apologies for the delay.  Voting starts for the best captions.  The rules are simple:  As a comment on this post, put the number of your favourite captions in the order 1st, 2nd and 3rd, as in: 12, 4, 9.  Vote … Continue reading

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