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REALLY AWFUL DOTING GRANDFATHER RHYME


Our family, I’ve always thought, Are aristocracy, But this scene brings that thought to naught – Oh, what a sight to see! No longer are we all top drawer, The youngest, now, has dropped the score, And bottom one she’s … Continue reading

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REALLY AWFUL PHOTO FINISH BUT ON THE WRONG TRACK; AND WHERE WE’VE BEAN.


My cameras, left in U.K., And sent on in the post, Now seemingly have lost their way, And reached a foreign coast; The tracking look-up tells that they’ve Reached ‘land of destination’, But then reveals an error grave By any estimation: … Continue reading

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RECENT DIALOGUES WITH A THREE-YEAR-OLD GRANDDAUGHTER


  She: Eddie Puss is getting old and has smelly breath. It’s time he went to Heaven. Me: Speechless.   Me: What did you think of the show at Moyo? (Restaurant at uShaka on Durban beachfront). She: *emphatically* Too much … Continue reading

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