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WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: FLEETING – Teeth and Entertainment.


     R has unexpectedly, and far too early, shed her first tooth; a front bottom one, at age five.  That first set is a fleeting thing, but should at least last until about age seven.      Anyway, she came … Continue reading

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REALLY AWFUL HAPPINESS


  (See sidebar for Translator, Music, Novels, Awards etc.) WARNING:  A bit norty – read at own risk!  (A SidevieW theme production – but don’t blame her.) Happiness is getting cooler When one feels too hot; No-one likes in pool … Continue reading

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A REALLY AWFUL QUESTION: WHY LET RABBIT PIE PASS BY?


  (See sidebar for Translator, Music, Novels, Awards etc.)   A rabbit is a creature Indubitably cute But they possess a feature On which most folk stay mute: It really is incredible How much a bunny’s edible, More creatures on … Continue reading

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REALLY REALLY AWFUL ROSES ARE RED


  Roses are red, Violets are blue; Blue rose instead Would never do.   Roses are red, Violets are blue; Red violets in bed Named ‘reds’ would be, true?   Rosie’s are red, Violet’s are blue – Hot, or cold, … Continue reading

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REALLY AWFUL LISTEN UP!


I’d like to be Attention, That I would! The benefits I’d mention, If I could, Are that every single day There’d be loads of folk who’d say To their kids that they should pay Me, but good!   The trouble … Continue reading

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REALLY AWFULLY SERIOUS POETRY


The weekend has been taken up with Garden Judging, and then a double birthday celebration lunch for self and Sister-in-Law. Thus ber-logging took a back seat, but unlike wives or mothers-in-law without taking over the driving. My lunch pleasure was … Continue reading

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REALLY AWFUL SUFFERING


You know the way you take the car In just to change a plug – ‘Without new engine, won’t get far,’ The mech says with a shrug, ‘The chassis, too, if I were you, I really would replace, And you … Continue reading

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WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: NEAR AND FAR


  The layers in this picture are To show the Free State near and far, With cosmos flowers at the fore; A strip replanted gives one more; Then followed by a field of corn (Or ‘mealies’, if you’re SA born), … Continue reading

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REALLY AWFULLY THESPIAN


  The thought that ‘All the world’s a stage’ Must our attention now engage, If that is so, it would seem that A very silly stage we’re at – The actors mess up half the set, And haven’t got their … Continue reading

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The Really Awful 7 wonders of my world.


The side view theme which this week is unfurled:         ‘The seven wonders of my world’; The first one’s to wonder if there will be time To put all my wonderings into a rhyme.  Then, a second … Continue reading

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