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Choosing a diary, drawing daffodils.

I like the idea of a slim diary one that fits into my bag easily. But when one starts looking round what a tempting array!  A couple of years ago I couldn’t resist the Faber poets diary, wonderful poems by established poets on every other page. 350 more words

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Looking out for some fairy magic!


The Fairy on the 12A –

There was a fairy on the 12A today
with white gauzy wings
purple tights and pink wellingtons.
Her magic powers spread… 185 more words

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Allsorts - for the Christmas season.

One of the poems from ‘The Puppeteer’s Daughter’ 


Allsorts –

Everyone helped on Christmas Eve, the children in the living room
trusted to make neat crosses on sprouts bottoms, 165 more words

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Wow! Such a lot of 'Ho Ho Ho' on Brighton race course!

A brilliant Santa fun run and not a horse or even a reindeer in sight!






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All in a golden afternoon ... and beyond

autumnal leaves still cling to the cherry tree, a rustle of green and mauve, red berries


ribbons of clouds, an ochre sky, magical mirrors of light, a father and son share the late afternoon… 17 more words


I could get used to slightly warmer rock pools!



Although I’m not too keen on people who show endless pics of posh hols!   Whoops!

But it was great to spend a week away especially as due to an  unexpected invitation!


Kind thoughts to sufferers of SAD


Seasonal Affective Disorder

at the bottom of the garden the battered greenhouse
shattered panes spiders webs
compost bags peat pots
optimistic winter veg
sun detours through the blackberry bush… 80 more words

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