101 of my comments have received 104 Great Feedback votes
Good to read this train of thought,
Posted on Fri, 15 Feb 2019
I was thinking about writing a bit of a ramble about a totally different subject, but reading this brought familiar thoughts and also some nice memories of my Las Palmas and Lanz. days. Eight years away from Spain punctuated by occasional trips...Read full comment
Posted in Among friends
I'm back :)
Posted on Sun, 10 May 2020
There seems to be some very good poems on here recently, but I have to say this is one of the best poems I have ever read on here. If it doesn't make poem of the month there's no justice.
Anyway, that aside, what struck me is the picture...Read full comment
Posted in Cinderella river
How did I miss this? Where was I on October 4th
Posted on Fri, 04 Oct 2019
This has to be one of your very best, and one of the best I've ever seen on ABC.
The four opening lines hit me right between the eyes. I spent half my working life on the road and your descripion of chain pubs is awesome. I've stayed in...Read full comment
Posted in Never trust a writer
Posted on Tue, 16 Oct 2018
I read with great interest your story and your replies to other comments and it got me thinking about your situation and those with the similar problems.
Now, I don't want to be-little autism by any means, but it looks to me like Aspergers...Read full comment
Posted in Head-Crash
I've been a bit rough lately and haven't followed ABC for a week
Posted on Fri, 09 Feb 2018
This morning I found this gem. This is so visual to me. I see everything in black and white, not because it's like an old movie or an early Ken Loach play of the week, but because it tells a story, or should that be the story, of mining...Read full comment
Posted in Some Seam Shared
Thanks very much Claudine
Posted on Mon, 06 Sep 2021
I haven't really been away. I look in pretty much every day, but I admit I have not been very active. That's because I have not written very much new work this year. Mostly I've been editing or trying to improve old stuff.
The bulk of any...Read full comment
Posted in Being Careful What You Wish For
This caught my eye
Posted on Wed, 02 Jun 2021
I must admit I've been a bit remiss at reading your excellent poems, (and reading in general).
I have a soft spot for Yaffles, I hear them often but rarely see their typical green streak as the fly by on the lookout for ants nests....Read full comment
Posted in Building A Boat
I don't wish to nit-pick but I suppose I am
Posted on Wed, 14 Oct 2020
This terrible tragedy and the loss of so many of these beautiful and valuable creatures is a disaster beyond words, however if an Australian heard you call their national treasure a Bear you would probably get a good roasting yourself.
I...Read full comment
Posted in An Australian View