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A tiny bit of snow and a small poem.

A white veil falls over the face of the world  slowly freezing time.              An award winning blog  for a ‘blog that brightens our day’   Poetry collections ‘The Puppeteer’s Daughter’ and ‘Don’t Throw Away the Daisies’  

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Teaching gypsies – lessons learned and a poem or two.

     Memories of teaching gypsies on a permanent site in South London in the 70s have never left me. I did it for four years and it was one of the best jobs I ever had. They were so resourceful … Continue reading

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Burning the clocks in Brighton

Little bit late in posting but then as Burning the Clocks is an antidote to the excesses of the commercial Christmas maybe its even more appropriate.    The winter solstice is on December 21 and is the “shortest” day of … Continue reading

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Frosty the Snowman – Happy Christmas

If you were a child in the 50s and one of your parents worked for a big company chances are you would be invited to the company’s annual party. Some of our early performances with our marionettes included works parties. … Continue reading

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A worn out fairy – Christmas poem.

      Her pencilled smile is fading and one wing’s beyond repair, her wand’s fallen by the wayside, but she’ll do another year. Although her hands are grubby and frock has lost its shine, her hair is brown and racy,  … 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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Cheering myself along on a dull Sunday – 3

No the content is not cheerful – but the art is wonderful and the sentiment essential. Time to go…I’ve been invited out to tea! x An award winning blog  for a ‘blog that brightens our day’

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