Monthly Archives: March 2012

Who Is Looking At Me

When I walk I am the viewer, interested in what I can see, And I hadn’t thought that people were also looking at me, My daughter burst out laughing in the middle of a driving class, She had spotted me … Continue reading

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What To Wear In Changeable Weather

Before I ventured outside a tee shirt seemed just fine, But the black cloud I met at my door seemed to be a sign, One minute sunny, the next quite cold, best to wear layers, I am not the sort … Continue reading

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What Planet Does He Come From

I think my son lives on a different planet from me, More remote than Jupiter, Mars or even Mercury, We took a stroll to the shopping center as we sometimes do, And whilst I was looking around he remarked out … Continue reading

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Synagogue Fashion

I took my seat in the first pew high above the ground, Trying not to bring attention, didn’t make a sound, Nothing to look at except right down below, At a plethora of male heads, attached to each fellow, What … Continue reading

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Drain Tops

If you aren’t careful you’ll get a fright, When walking in the dark of night, Unless you want to fall deep into a drain, To join the mud and the watery rain, When strolling the streets of a South African … Continue reading

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A Smelly Affair

I tend to get nervous when flying in the sky, It’s just not natural for humans to float so bloody high, I walked through the airport and boarded the plane, And even though my knees did shake, a cool look … Continue reading

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Everybody’s Eating Out

  Walk past any eatery in Jo’berg and you will see, That tonight they are all full to maximum occupancy, Carnivores all sitting around a table, Stuffing their faces as much as they’re able, Why is everybody not at home … Continue reading

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Taking A Stroll In Deepest Darkest Africa

You may not know this but if you are white, You don’t walk the streets of Jo’berg, ‘cos you might, Be mugged, pillaged or worse in this African city, Which for a professional walker like me is such a pity, … Continue reading

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A Close Shave With An Elephant

We were off on safari oh what fun, No regular holiday for us of sand and sun, We arrived at the reserve with a few hours to spare, And immediately played spotting animals hiding there, Jackals and buck, waterhogs and … Continue reading

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Sky Walking

Have you ever tried walking on a plane? Not advisable if you want to avoid pain, I only succeeded in going a few steps down the aisle, In a swaggering, teetering drunk type of style, When I gave up and … Continue reading

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