December Words

  I could not think of anything more…

sagacious . 

This one is the South African Pearlspotted Owl

if my memory and Google research are any good.

     Whether your focus is on the statue

or the wall behind, both are created by

humans but are…non-human      


       I have been told that this is not a very good

image, however, I think it

a great (decent??) portrayal,

in  abstract, of a spring downpour. 

The colour may not suit your walls but that

can be fixed with a couple of clicks of the mouse.


When we visited Pompeii…      I was expecting see some of

the more iconic remains. 

These plaster cast remains of

the population which lived in Pompeii

were the only ones on display.


Call me ghoulish if you wish…

however, in my youth I did want to be

an archaeologist. 

The link below will take you to a

Google search with images which

I had hoped to see of Pompeii’s remains.

Click here to see what I am referring to at Pompeii.


Our very own star…

…puts on some stellar performances

at either end of the day.

Here the sun is setting on Namibia

and Botswana’s Chobe River.


Thursday’s Special: December-Words

THURSDAY’S SPECIAL-Traces of the Past-3

A Bygone Era

Some traces of the past from around my turf.

Whenever I look at this photo I see sad eyes.

The other side of the house in morning sun and fog. 

Priceless images as new owners have removed the house

and one would not know there had been a house

on that corner now.


I just wish land owners would park their old,

unused equipment a bit closer to the road.


 Shearers I used to work with for several decades

often mentioned this town.


My mind’s eye never saw it as an ‘old’ town though.

  Although I suppose I should have guessed.


Thursday’s Special: Traces-of-the-Past