Monthly Archives: September 2012

Mediterranean Meditations

AnElephantCant deny that his favourite Is the wondrous Mediterranean Sea He states it quite plainly That she is the main sea Who unfailingly entertains he Its most westerly point is Gibraltar Which Britain long ago just stole from Spain From … Continue reading

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The Mighty Green Snotter Man

  * WARNING * If you are of a delicate or sensitive disposition, please read another blog. Any other blog, here or elsewhere. This poem contains some elements of (alleged) humour which appeal to children of all ages but not … Continue reading

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Owed to Autumn – 1p

With thanks and sincere apologies to John Keats (1795 – 1821), an English Romantic poet, who clearly did nothing to deserve that his beautiful words be treated so badly. Season of mixed and muddled metaphors Not even sure what you … Continue reading

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My Granny Keeps Pigeons

This reblog is dedicated to the children of http://mysocalleddutchlife.wordpress.com/ who clearly has great kids and who writes a brilliant blog. All we ask is that all of you who, like AnElephant, have never progressed beyond the age of seven, enjoy … Continue reading

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A Man Apart Abroad

A man abroad Far far from home Missing those he once loved When will he think To come again Back to those that he still thinks of Does sunshine reach into the heart Does it brighten those dark corners Does … Continue reading

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Everyone talks about the weather, but no one does anything about it

These 4 pictures were taken within the space of 1 minute on Sunday afternoon, September 16th. From almost exactly the same spot. Our thanks to the incomparable Mark Twain for the Subject quote above. AnElephantCant understand weather In fact he … Continue reading

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Sì, mi chiamano Mimì*

The above image is an actual likeness of Meme, taken from a satellite picture. Or is it a fragment of AnElephant’s warped imagination? So let’s start with a joke. Why do ducks have webbed feet? To stamp out forest fires. … Continue reading

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