Monthly Archives: November 2011

Lark Rise

Went to our local theatre last night: Ann Bowes was one of the players and suggested I wrote a review for Valley News (a local monthly journal). Well, there’s a first time for everything . . . ‘Lark Rise’ at … Continue reading

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Where do you rush to Dolly Wagtail With your hat upon three hairs? Do you go to the shops For the groceries Without a bag in your hand? I’m just bobbing along the shore If you please Just for a … Continue reading

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Remembrance Sunday

Today, I watched the ceremony at the Cenotaph in London. I remembered my dad who went to war on a horse. He was at the Second Battle of Ypres, and then wounded in 1916 by a German shell during the … Continue reading

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Gentle Vikings

For a week or two I’ve been feeling a bit low and blocked – thinking, ‘why bother?’ But overnight the wind turned to the North; now flocks of fieldfares and redwings swirl along the moor edge. Such gentle vikings. Time … Continue reading

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