Downshire Diary – (78) In the Afterglow

It was in the late 1980’s when Gerry Cooper, a Uniform Police Constable in Finchbottom, was on holiday with a group of fellow officers.


My father made exceptionally good homemade wine And it was his passion, and he used nature’s larder

Policing Downshire in the Noughties – The Body in the Tree

Marty Griffin was a wiry character much like a younger version of the Detective Inspector Tom Adamson for who he worked, but with brown hair.

Breathing In Life

Sunday 18 th August 2019. Sarah's birthday barbecue. Enjoying need For inspiration As hearing caw Of crows, Deep thoughts turn To northern winds,...

Downshire Diary – (77) Oh Carole

Carole Bean went to the University of Downshire where she studied English at Abbottsford and it was for her, like many girls of her age, a life defining time.

A fox, an owl and a caterpillar.

Haiku's - tho im not sure about the word bridged?

Tales from the Finchbottom Vale – (74) The Roespring Verger (Part 02)

It was about ten minutes later when she returned and the pashmina had gone and she had untied her hair glorious red mane.

what we talk about when we talk about fire

what we talk about when we talk about fire we made flame twelve-strong and true it pulled the night down tight, a blanket for all we made harmony in...
Gold cherry
Poem of the week

september makes dark september makes dark the sun has begun to break rinsed with crystalline rain its power knows an ebb...