Monthly Archives: March 2016
Yellow lifts my spirit what colour does that for you? Time to think about planting seeds will it be flowers, veg? Beans come in a wide variety of colours! What is your earliest memory of a garden? Who was there?. … Continue reading
The heat sucked life out of her body her skin felt strangely numb heartbeat quickening lungs full of heavy heat. Eyes strain a desperate need to keep focused as her whole body succumbed to fatigue. So this is India. Can … Continue reading
Watery blue pools of eyes shone with childlike intensity. A woollen hat, with knitted brim ensured a certain dignity. Trousers secured with knotted tie, but shoes polished to perfection! A simple backdrop to life’s little drama. Bony hands brushed his … Continue reading
for Jean and Mado Under the sun umbrella on the terrace old friends meet. Watching the mist on mountains listening to the call of the cowman urging his herd to milking. Eating apricots, sipping wine, a gentle informality, born of … Continue reading
Tortured burbling comforted into silence, they say she’s pretty. She’d lived in France near the Somme vast experience there for the talking.
Poem for children – Carol Ann Duffy said children will love it – will they ever see it? My dad works in the circus And when we go to school He shows me lots of circus tricks, He likes to play … Continue reading