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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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Brighton - Out And About

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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Teaching gypsies - lessons learned and a poem or two.


Memories of teaching gypsies on a permanent site in South London in the 70s have never left me. I did it for four years and it was one of the best jobs I ever had. 537 more words


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

Brighton - Out And About

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

Brighton - Out And About

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

Brighton - Out And About

Cheering myself along on a dull Sunday - 3

No the content is not cheerful – but the art is wonderful and the sentiment essential.

Time to go…I’ve been invited out to tea! x… 11 more words