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A Rose Smelling Really Awful

A rose by any other name

Might well still smell as sweet,

But other ‘rose’ smells, all the same,

One knows the nose may greet. 113 more words


Colonialists and Savages

For those who haven’t come across it, some of the students at University of Cape Town have recently taken offence, on grounds which are blatantly racist however much they may deny it, at the fact that a statue of a seated figure of Cecil John Rhodes dominates the entrance.  658 more words


Weekly Photo Challenge: Ephemeral - snow good expecting it to stay.

Now and again a particularly cold spell will cause a bit of snow to fall on the Inhlosane peak near Dargle in the Natal Midlands.  It is seldom there for more than a couple of days; sometimes only for part of a day.  49 more words


Really Awful Hosiery

My right leg was feeling quite swell,

And giving me all kinds of hell,

Now I’ve got this shocking

Constrictive-type stocking

This dreadful uprising to quell. 33 more words


Photo Challenge: a FRESH way of looking at things

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Some of the activity over this weekend provides progress towards having a… 95 more words


Really Awfully For the Birds

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Now, when the golf club you attend,

You hope those birdies fates will send… 177 more words