The mystery of the names – inscribed on the side wall of the old and derelict school building in Bath’s Broad Street – has finally been solved. 721 more words
2 weeks, 3 days ago
Thoughts For the Day
SOME, O Thou Traveller unknown,
Whom still I hold, but cannot see!
My company before is gone,
And I am left alone with Thee;
With Thee all night I mean to stay, 194 more words
1 month, 1 week ago
WHAT man is he, that boasts of fleshly might
And vaine assurance of mortality,
Which, all so soone as it doth come to fight
Against spirituall foes, yields by and by, 184 more words
1 month, 3 weeks ago
Old geezer re-reading
And so to 1978 – the year Leyton Orient reached the FA Cup semi-finals, I learned to swim as a 30-something adult (for which I will be eternally grateful to Waltham Forest baths) and the Callaghan government limped on. 1,275 more words
LET no man think that sudden in a minute
All is accomplished and the work is done;—
Though with thine earliest dawn thou shouldst begin it, 141 more words
1 month, 4 weeks ago
IT is the little rift within the lute,
That by-and-by will make the music mute,
And ever-widening, slowly silence all.
THE greatest evils in life have had their rise from somewhat which was thought of too little importance to be attended to. 88 more words
4 months ago
CAN it be true, the grace he is declaring?
Oh, let us trust him, for his words are fair!
Man, what is this, and why art thou despairing? 139 more words
5 months ago