Category Archives: Brighton – out and about

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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White rabbits for July and other bits and bobs.

It’s tradition to say out loud white rabbits upon waking on the first day of the month, because doing so will ensure good luck. So I had better remember!  My white rabbit came to two of my poetry readings last month and I … Continue reading

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Jumping about in June – the RA – Tenerife

  The garden exploded into action when I was away for a few days, typical! Now it’s still roses, roses everywhere and with loads of deadheading to be done.  I’ve sorted out the greenhouse yet again with raised beds and … Continue reading

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Muddling through May

Wonderful bluebells at Nymans. Later in the week I watched a deer wandering into my eldest son’s garden. Apparently deer love to feast on roses! I went along to see the children’s parade the start of the Brighton Festival. This year the … Continue reading

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My little book about a dry stone wall published!

I wrote  ‘The Hole in the Wall’ on an Arvon picture book writing course at Totleigh Barton many years ago. I remember the inspirational Pat Hutchins the author of ‘Rosie’s Walk’ and many other picture books was the tutor.   Sadly she is … Continue reading

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In and out of April

In and out of April decluttering manic moods losing weight swimming seed potatoes chittering sun cheating clouds racing resolutions falling into the waste basket the dark green bird box made by a nuclear engineer in Birmingham only ever had two … Continue reading

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Spring at last – pictures and poems

    Not actually sure now when a tortoise wakes up! This poem was about my neighbour’s tortoise a few years ago, The Tortoise when the tortoise crawls out of hibernation from the box of straw, do the rings of his … Continue reading

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