During the first week of June, Wirral Ways to Recovery celebrated Volunteer Week, and all the volunteers received certificates. There was a band on playing music, and… Read more “Another BRIC in the Wall”
Two very dear friends of ours got married last week, and they did me the very great honour of asking me to be best man (my wife,… Read more “Wedding Guests”
He might not be MY idea of a good time, but it is important that we respect the democratic will of the American people. Here, then, is… Read more “Inauguration Day”
Once again everyone was very busy at this week’s writing group at the Spider Project. This time we were asked to choose a photograph from a book. The… Read more “Arachnography”
This is the poem I read out at the first Spider open mic I attended last month. Since then some of the people who were there have… Read more “By Lack of Popular Demand”
Finally for today (whew!), here’s the other part of the Spider reading. The poem text is available here.
I went to a writing group for the first time last week. It was the sixth of October, which is apparently National Poetry Day, and in aid of… Read more “La Belle Epoque”
I do not own laburnums bred and arched And forced and bent and formed to formal terraces; No ramrod rows of roses straight and starched, Nor ancient… Read more “They’re Words and They Rhyme”