Monthly Archives: November 2011

Yellow Pages

I’ve recently bought, for the price of six coffees, ‘Lectures and Papers on the History of the Reformation’ by Moore, tutor of Keble College Oxford, published 1890. 500 pages of scholarship to sift through as I research for the next … Continue reading

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Feedback

This was welcome: Just a quick note to say the reason I did not give you feedback on your ‘Tom Fleck’ after I finished it is because as soon as I had finished I wanted to remain in that world … Continue reading

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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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Wagtail

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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A new reader, a new review.

Visitors on the shore at Sandsend, Whitby. Ring Plovers? And then, also today, a new reader! By C. Kirby (England) – See all my reviews (REAL NAME) This review is from: Tom Fleck (Paperback) I found Tom Fleck to be … Continue reading

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Hilda On The Shore

Ina asked about the Saxon name of Whitby. So I dug out this from my poetry files – it may not have been seen . . . can’t recall. Hilda on the Shore She picks her way with the ebb, … 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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