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Posted on Mon, 01 Nov 2021
so carefully. It' s some 40 years since I lived further north than Lincoln and even then that was only 10 years out of 37 , the rest of which I spent in Berlin whilst in the RAF and then 14 years in Spain after I left.
I shouldn't be...Read full comment
Posted in A Northern Song
Posted on Sat, 16 Oct 2021
Excellent work, it scans and the rhymes are un-forced. A great sense of place and character(s). I'm with you on your concerns about rhyme and how it can somehow infantilise (that's not quite the word I want) or undermine the seriousness of a...Read full comment
Posted in We Are Seacroft!
This is our Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day
Posted on Fri, 15 Oct 2021
I always love it when our writers do something a little different. If we give ourselves lines to colour inside, we lose our creative edge. This disturbing account of true events is most deservedly our Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day. Please...Read full comment
Posted in Esther Cox
Loved the ending
Posted on Thu, 07 Oct 2021
I do sympathise to an extent, but swearing has been around a long time, in spite of the efforts of the censorious. The Puritans, the Roman Catholic Church's Flying Squad known as the Inquisition, the Victorian Age's Bowdler (and his sister) and...Read full comment
Posted in Tired as ...
Very, very funny.
Posted on Mon, 06 Sep 2021
In a cynical way, which is the best way, of course.
Can you say "held account", I think it's usually "held to account" that the people who say that sort of thing say, isn't it?
These are quite...Read full comment