86 of my comments have received 89 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
I can't tolerate intolerance!
Posted on Sun, 14 Jun 2020
When a group of perfectly normal people are sytematically treated as different outsiders you have to expect a reaction because perfectly normal people will always feel the need to protect themselves and each other.Those reactions -- even extreme...Read full comment
Posted in Outsiders, and the clubhouse door
Posted on Sat, 13 Jun 2020
I always have to smile when I see our resident magpies belittling the neighbour's mog.
She doesn't stand a chance, those yobbish birds are too clever for her.
Glad you liked my strepped dolphin. Thanks for reading about my mobsters...Read full comment
Posted in The Pied Sniper
I like the sound of cicadas as long as I'm not too near one.
Posted on Sat, 13 Jun 2020
Clever the way you have paralled our lives with that of cicadas, luckily we don't have to spend 17 years underground like some of them do, but as you say, in a way we do bury ourselves in our lives and work for years and sometimes things happen...Read full comment
Posted in The Loneliness of a Cicada
Very clever poem Ewan
Posted on Mon, 08 Jun 2020
It is surprising and comforting in the way nature so quickly re-takes it's space. Reading this reminded me of the time not so long ago when Eyjafjallajökull erupted and we had aircraft free skies for a few days. I recall sitting in the garden and...Read full comment
Posted in Now the Cars Are Moving.