Tag Archives: limericks

Silent Death, and Vain About Really Awful Limerick

  Transported into the Past During the Book Fair ending yesterday a talk was given about early transport in Durban, including a display of amazing miniature trolleybuses.   It was related that they were nicknamed ‘Silent Death’ because of their relative silence … Continue reading

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Really awfully total insanity.

The day after tomorrow, we move into our new home.  Preparations are afoot. The renovations aren’t quite ready.  Extra ceiling joists had to be put in, and an entirely new ceiling.  Also, the floor, having been stripped of parquet and … Continue reading

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Lifestyle Change, Literature, Limericks and Lizard

  With my being rather caught up in the inexorable progress of our impending lifestyle change,  both writing and blogging have again suffered.  Mind you, I did manage to add 22 000 words to the novel in two weeks, and … Continue reading

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– I had really good intentions about blogging (again!) today, but got sidetracked into more involvement with Immy. Footloose sent a revised version of one major picture which I will need to clear background from (pity this one demands that … Continue reading

Posted in Colonialist, verse, writing, music composition, fantasy, Africa, journal., Composition (classical), Fantasy, Nonsense verse, Personal Journal, Poems, Really Awful Rhyme, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 17 Comments