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Making the best of March


Despite the snow earlier in March, I managed to get up to Faber for an evening with Wendy Cope.  Amazing how a big glass of wine and convivial company can make all the difference, and on top of that the delightful Wendy Cope, launching her new poetry collection. 598 more words

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More snow and a longer poem



As snow transforms foliage into icy fingers
the bus crawls caterpillar-like up the hill
the seagulls’ feet thump on our flat bedroom roof
and greenfinches wait in an orderly queue… 140 more words

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A tiny bit of snow and a small poem.

A white veil falls
over the face of the world 
slowly freezing time.



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Some friends are irreplaceable

My orchids carry fond memories of  a dear cousin who has died in California. But I have also had the pleasure of re- reading some of the emails we have exchanged in recent years! 575 more words

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Burning the clocks in Brighton

Little bit late in posting but then as Burning the Clocks is an antidote to the excesses of the commercial Christmas maybe its even more appropriate. 236 more words

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A worn out fairy - Christmas poem.


Her pencilled smile is fading and one wing’s beyond repair,
her wand’s fallen by the wayside, but she’ll do another year.

Although her hands are grubby and frock has lost its shine, 198 more words

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Watching seagulls.


Watching the seagulls acrobatics above the waves, I was reminded we have lived here for ten years. I sometimes forget why we chose to do so, but it was partly the attraction of the seashore, swimming in the sea, having our beach hut, looking out to the horizon to be reminded that we are all just a tiny part of the universe. 151 more words

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