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Snowflakes – an anthology by Bridge House Publishing was published at the weekend.

Click on the cover to go to Amazon UK

My short story… 221 more words


Bird Swarm

A week ago I was watching the evening antics of the Renton crow murder as they prepared to roost for the evening.  They fly around our building in large groups and fill up the trees in the parking lot.   135 more words


Do we lie to our kids about the Festive Season?

Isabelle had her first tooth fall out.  I (I had to correct that from we ….. yeah moving along) hyped up the entire tooth fairy thing, and she hid her tooth under her pillow as part of the very clear instructions I gave her which would help the tooth fairy find the tooth. 1,458 more words

Kids Around The House


the thrash of countless bodies

convulsions of free will with

nowhere to land

all confusion, all chaos

fighting to be heard with

all the claws out




I AM THE SPITBALL hurtling through space. My perfectly straight path has been trapped by the gravity of a gigantic, flaming ball of gas… 163 more words



With a murmur

Of whirring wings

An eddy of starlings

Whirls into view

Swooping and diving

Waves of Indian ink

Staining the sky


Converging… 21 more words


See a murmuration on the Somerset Levels

OK, it’s a murmuration of sorts but not on the Somerset Levels.  These starlings were created by local people and have settled on Bristol Downs on this wet morning. 69 more words

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