Oh Heck, It’s Been Windy This Christmas…

When choosing explosives, one stands out a mile
Though it’s never found in any missile.
While gunpowder, plastics are in with a shout
Nothing quite beats the humblest sprout
Which, combined with my gut is truly fissile.

About TanGental

My name is Geoff Le Pard. Once I was a lawyer; now I am a writer. I've published several books: a four book series following Harry Spittle as he grows from hapless student to hapless partner in a London law firm; four others in different genres; a book of poetry; four anthologies of short fiction; and a memoir of my mother. I have several more in the pipeline. I have been blogging regularly since 2014, on topic as diverse as: poetry based on famous poems; memories from my life; my garden; my dog; a whole variety of short fiction; my attempts at baking and food; travel and the consequent disasters; theatre, film and book reviews; and the occasional thought piece. Mostly it is whatever takes my fancy. I avoid politics, mostly, and religion, always. I don't mean to upset anyone but if I do, well, sorry and I suggest you go elsewhere. These are my thoughts and no one else is to blame. If you want to nab anything I post, please acknowledge where it came from.
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31 Responses to Oh Heck, It’s Been Windy This Christmas…

  1. Ritu says:

    Ha ha!!!

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  2. davidprosser says:

    I’m assuming the sprout has led to a quite isolated Christmas for you Geoff. I hope you’ve been working on something good.

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  3. joylennick says:

    Jolly good!
    Sprouts deserve a shout –
    they’re nasty little green things –
    we can without!

    Happy, Healthy 2023 Geoff and family. Cheers Joy and family! xx

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  4. The answer, my friend…….Happy New Year.

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  5. Ha! Fun Geoff, but wind is better out than in!! Happy New Year


  6. KL Caley says:

    MMMmmm sprouts with bacon – yummy! I also find the festive cheese board has its part to play in the Christmas trumping harmonies (especially when we had our four-legged companions around who were partial to a little cheese titbit). 🙂 Happy New Year. KL ❤

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  7. Brussels getting its own back?

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  8. noelleg44 says:

    A great chuckle to start the new year!

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  9. Fun stiff, Geoff. HNY

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  10. As my family refers to them… little green balls of death! Even the cats hide in the basement when we have dined on sprouts! Still, here’s to a glorious, green New Year for one and all.

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  11. Haha, I hate English sprouts and never touch them.

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  12. LucciaGray says:

    Happy New Year, Geoff

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