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what a great metaphor for
Posted on Wed, 19 Jun 2019
what a great metaphor for aging
We walked the plateau
Flat and scattered green
But now in this desert scape
Dragging our bags behind.
Pink is a halfway colour, isn't it? Unthreatening, which is why it's so scary...Read full comment
Posted in My Favourite Colour's Changed
You've conveyed all your
Posted on Tue, 12 Mar 2019
You've conveyed all your feelings brilliantly, specially how jobs are seen as defining people, so not having one makes a person a blob. And yet not having a specific shape/a slot to fit into, makes you able to go anywhere, the possibility of...Read full comment
Posted on Wed, 20 Feb 2019
BRILLIANT!!! This is absolute magic :0)
love "pale posy bunches" "coin wings" Wow! "seed-bulge" perfect . Also "far beyond their leafing"
well, all of it, really!
Insert, i wasn't sure what the trees across the road...Read full comment
Posted in The fruit of the elm
Very interesting to read his
Posted on Fri, 02 Feb 2018
Very interesting to read his story. I only really knew of him from hearing an interview about how by the time they let working class people into Oxford it was so dummed down there was no point going there, and that the elites never accepted him...Read full comment
Posted in Les Rowse, Philippe and I
You are quite right Tom, it's
Posted on Sun, 17 Sep 2017
You are quite right Tom, it's just a collection of nature scenes. It's just that I realised that someone from centuries ago could have seen them, too. And while I think of the wood as a beautiful place to go and see the sun and hear the birds....Read full comment
Posted in time travelling
brilliant. I would buy this
Posted on Sat, 14 Sep 2019
brilliant. I want to give this to my nieces :0)Read full comment
I am enjoying your story so
Posted on Sat, 07 Sep 2019
I am enjoying your story so much! I do hope you get it published, so many children would love it tooRead full comment
"brought these walls and
Posted on Wed, 11 Sep 2019
"brought these walls and lawns within reach"
"The front gardens are overgrown or shingled now"
do you remember when front gardens were rich with flowers,full of the gardener's heart and soul? Now people concrete or some other hard...Read full comment
Posted in What happened?
Loved this :0) The bits about
Posted on Mon, 09 Sep 2019
Loved this :0) The bits about gender stereotyping running through were my favourite, but all of it I was smiling. It is a relief your Mum thought Ken Clarke OK. It always bothers me a bit that I understand his point of view even if not agreeing...Read full comment
Posted in Pad Life: The Elephant In The Room
Like Jenny and Rhiannon, I
Posted on Sat, 07 Sep 2019
Like Jenny and Rhiannon, I love the rhythm you have here, much too fast for the breath of walking, wheels spinning, gliding through all your encounters and thoughts. It is the movement that has brought the change, of friendly human contact on...Read full comment
Posted in Riverine reflection