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RIP TESS


Like us, the entire Pooch Pack are feeling the effects of passing years. All of the dogs have been with us for over twelve years. Annie the Africanis now moves with difficulty, the two Maltese, Gemma and Ni(gel), are not … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge Early Bird Take 2


(Click on appropriate section of sidebar on right for translations, writings, compositions, awards and special series.) Early Bird The early bird may get the worm, But just remember that The one the bird’s fate will confirm Will be an early … Continue reading

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A Certain Really Awful Riddle


  (Click on appropriate section of sidebar on right for translations, writings, compositions, awards and special series.)   I was just about to commence the following masterpiece when the lights went out. It seemed an odd time for the loadshedding … Continue reading

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Really Awful Day 1 – 8 Themes for NaPoWriMo


(Click on appropriate section of sidebar on right for translations, writings, compositions, awards and special series.) Day 1 (What something is not) It isn’t like an article, or press report, or tale, And isn’t something where most people trying it … Continue reading

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A really awful ring of truth


 (Click on appropriate section of sidebar on right for translations, writing, compositions, awards and special series.) Quasimodo is   a man you may see As one of few of   Christianity      That you ever find      Of legitimate kind … Continue reading

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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 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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Really Awfully Of-Fishes!


Really Awfully of Fishes: the Of-fish-all Version:  Have all of you haddock lovely day? Cod have been a good eel batter! (Salmon’s sprat cod have had that to say All of a sardine, in chatter!)  Getting into such bad halibuts, … Continue reading

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The Really Awful Mannerisms in ‘New York School’ Poetry


(Translate; Vertaal; Vertalen; Traduire; Übersetzung: μετάφραση: Tradução: Перевод; Traducción: )———-> (Click on Sidebar items on right for translations, to play Colonialist compositions, or to visit his writings etc.) Today’s NaPoWriMo prompt is to write a “New York School” poem: New … Continue reading

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WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: TREASURE: A LITTLE LIFE


(CORRECTION AND APOLOGY:  This post was prepared on the Friday prompt of Smitten rather than the Weekly Photo one of Treasure.  Well, after all that effort it is blanketty-blank-well going to be squeezed into the Treasure category whether it flippin’ … Continue reading

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