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April A to Z – My Vinyl – R for Rod… Rodriguez!!

If you’re a South African of a certain age you may really enjoy this post. If you’re not you may equally enjoy this post! Ever heard of Rodriguez? Yes? No? If no is your answer then I hope you’ll indulge … Continue reading

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Poor Girl – Emir

I have to ask myself… is this how Emir wants to be remembered? Imagine… once, her sexy lines and curves had the local lads drooling. Now the wear and tear of hard work and a harder life has soiled those … Continue reading

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Dublin Parks – The Wellington Testimonial Obelisk

Yes, I know I’ve featured the stone needle before but I so liked this picture that I thought why not show the obelisk again. In the summer sunshine it looks great. As it is supposed to represent one of the … Continue reading

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Big? Big Trouble! Ailsa’s WTT

Yep… this post was written under the cloud of seriously brewing trouble. All sorts of trouble. BIG trouble. Why so? A litany of issues, if you really want to know. I’ll begin at the beginning… aaaah, not again! This blog … Continue reading

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Life and Writing – Hemingway Style…

“In order to write about life first you must live it.” Another month gone… where to? Another month of experience gained… and as the great man said… the more you live the better your chances of writing something of value. … Continue reading

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Zach’s Dream Turns To Nightmare.

In the land of scrumhalves, Zach was considered first choice. Dexterity and agility… the accolades were pouring in, again! King Sakkie was lording it over the crowds of admiring press photographers beaming up smiles… pointing long lenses up at his … Continue reading

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Lest We Forget! – War and Peace…

Today is that day again… that day we promise each year never to forget. Then, when the day passes we promptly forget until next year. Maybe, once we have walked those old battlefields and cemeteries we don’t forget quite so easily. Maybe we should set ourselves way-points in … Continue reading

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Writing Made Easy – Hemingway Style

“There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.” In keeping with my suggestion of using a Hemingway quote as the inspiration for a weekly post I’ll give you this one. Simple… sit down at … Continue reading

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