Tag Archives: humour

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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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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Really Awful Hot Air


   ‘We need some airconditioners!’ My daughter blurted out; The heated tones she used Left me in very little doubt The matter, it was urgent, So forthwith I promptly went To airily explore how best Such outlay could be spent. … Continue reading

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Eggs add duration in really awful style


There are fairies at the bottom of our garden; There’s a group of rhino grazing on the roof; And in case you’re gaping at me, going, ‘Pardon?’ I can show you ceiling rhino-boards as proof.  There are elephants that roam … Continue reading

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Really Awful Influence


     There is a steep downhill incline on the way back from the grandkids’ school. It is the custom of 6-yr-old R and 3-yr-old J to treat this as a roller-coaster, and to utter high-pitched screams on the way … Continue reading

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REALLY AWFUL BACKCHAT ON THE SIDE


AN UPLIFTING PASSAGE Some writers sink to lowly depths   in parts that lose the plot; They also tend to rant and rave   and use bad words a lot – One doesn’t want to chide such kids,   or … Continue reading

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Love described really awfully.


For yesterday, the Pooky’s Poems prompt called for one to describe love to a child.  Haul out your handkerchiefs and be prepared for a mushy, sickly-sentimental exposition … What is love?  Well, let us see, now: You are standing in … Continue reading

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