Category Archives: Brighton – out and about

Remembrance Sunday – Grandpa’s War

       Minding Grandpa Grandpa sits in silence twisting threads on a white wooden frame with rows of neat nails on each side weaving patterns with silky thread recovering from the Great War and comrades lost on the Somme forbidden … Continue reading

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Floating into the autumn…

Floating is a bit how I’ve been feeling recently, but no I am not dangling from these strings!  ‘Chasing the Rabbit’ (my new enterprise) has been encountering a few teething problems.  I knew I would have to face changing my editing … Continue reading

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Chasing the rabbit…

Decided to take the white rabbit on journey from Brighton to my old home in North London because I am vaguely thinking of making a new film. This was where our rabbit was made and where I spent most of … Continue reading

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Seems to be competition in my garden

for the last rose of summer            less so for the last spider     or the biggest potato       Sunday afternoon – sorting out the greenhouse, filling holes in the grass and finishing off … Continue reading

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The snail trail – autumn and my one and only poem about cancer…

    Snellie is a tribute to Mrs Ellen Nye Chart, known as Nellie who took over as owner and manager of the Theatre Royal in Brighton in 1875. Among other things she invited 1000 inmates of the workhouse to a … Continue reading

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You haven’t written anything yet!

says the box that has just flipped up on wordpress.  OK! OK! merely distracted by downloading pics and drifting into thoughts about the meaning of life. Well it’s my birthday this week and by the way there is a poem … Continue reading

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Mood unpredictable as is the weather

First a heatwave then some cooling down and a poem of course.    Got so tetchy had to stop checking into facebook, if only to avoid the sin of envy.    So many younger people some of whom I barely know … Continue reading

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