Category Archives: Cheer yourself up

Earls Court Square – Poet in Residence – the day dawned.

On Friday night when we arrived the area around Earls Court Station was of full of enthusiastic tourists, busy cafes, pubs  despite the papers being full of stories about the dreadful fire that had killed so many. On Saturday a … Continue reading

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Always a pecking order…

                                   

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Beauty is in the eye of the gardener?

                                  My garden, one of my son’s wild meadow, busy bees and ants nest (enlarged) on The Weald Allotment.

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Down to earth on the allotment.

Onions, strawberries, raspberries, cherries and borage. To me the whole thing is like a painting, so many greens, a few yellows, pinks and a whole range of reds. The cherries are for cooking but can disappear overnight if a hungry … Continue reading

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Roses roses all the way?

        

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Quentin Blake talks of France….

up at Kings place. Most of us may know him as a English  illustrator of childrens books, but tonight we learn he has many strings to his bow. Not least a love of all things French.  The event took me … Continue reading

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Love is neither here nor there!

    = love is a hammock rocked in a hospital ward all night till morning =          – sun sea sheep shadows the old black mill on the hill love is a pathway =      = a pen in … Continue reading

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