Category Archives: Nature – birds

Cataloging life and poetry

According to one source cataloging includes alphabetize, arrange, tick off, rank, stream, a pecking order, pigeon hole. Love the last one, imagine indignant pigeons waiting while I place half finished poems into holes along the white cliffs walk way.      … Continue reading

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Writing poetry is scary

   and the wind makes me feel a slightly crazy full stop Blogging can be fun comma but I like proof readers and editors who put everything right full stop I’m a puppeteer’s daughter and my schooling was spasmodic spell … 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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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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Watching seagulls.

     Watching the seagulls acrobatics above the waves, I was reminded we have lived here for ten years. I sometimes forget why we chose to do so, but it was partly the attraction of the seashore, swimming in the sea, having … Continue reading

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Paths – pictures and a poem

       Paths From my bedroom window I can see the worn stone paths I created in the garden. The pathway meandering through the park leading to the sea where dog walkers congregate every morning. Tiny paths threading their way … Continue reading

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Seagulls enjoy the Lido…

before it opens to the public.         

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Poet in residence in Earls Court Square!

Oh that’s me! One of the poets taking part in the Open Garden Squares Weekend 17th and 18th June with many thanks to The Poetry school for such a unique opportunity.                         … Continue reading

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Briefly to Brompton Cemetery and breakfast at Troubadour!

Doesn’t have quite the same ring as ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’ but on a sunny morning quite romantic none the less… Brompton Cemetery,  What an amazing place, wonderful walkway, bluebells, beautiful architecture and interesting gravestones.             Discovered the … Continue reading

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Was it something that I said

      that ruffled your fine purple feathers? Sorry but the world and weather is in turmoil and it’s been one of those difficult days. Please tweet!

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