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New Year Resolutions…Oh No!

Made a list of last year’s successes instead: Stayed alive! More or less kept up with promises to family and friends. Managed to keep my blog going after ten years seemed a pity to  abandon it Made a show with … Continue reading

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Finding the printing press – puppets – poetry – presents

Well we’ve eaten all the mince pies! The Adana I uncovered the Adana press and a long lost box of printing blocks just before Christmas, as one does when one is looking for last years wrapping paper! The blocks looked intriguing … Continue reading

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All Sorts – Ann’s Christmas Eve poem

All Sorts Everyone helped on Christmas eve, the children in the living room trusted to make neat crosses on sprouts bottoms, peel potatoes and prod the hot chestnuts We’d laugh at my mother’s story of corn beef roast during the … Continue reading

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Celebrating Winter Solstice in Brighton

Winter Solstice has been celebrated in cultures the world over for thousands of years. The shortest day of 2018 falls on December 21, today. It is known as the winter solstice, marking the day of the year with the fewest … Continue reading

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Going round in circles…and winter poem.

Recently had all the excitement of reading at Pighog on the same programme  as Jackie Wills, Colette Sensier, Brendan Cleary and Pighog open micers!  The event is arranged and compered as always  by the enthusiastic Michaela Ridgway.  It all went well … Continue reading

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The last of the flowers before they succumb to wind and rain

                        and the Laburnum tree at the end of the garden. An award-winning blog  for a ‘blog that brightens our day’

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Hey I’m reading at Pighog on Thursday

invited by Michaela Ridgway and on the same bill as Jackie Wills, Colette Sensier  Brendan Cleary no less!  The Nightingale Room. Grand Central 29-30 Surrey Street. 7.15. “What an honour”  I said to the rabbit “and you can’t come  because you haven’t been invited!” … Continue reading

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