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My Love Affair With Snow #poem #poetry

I thought I’d share a poem I wrote a while back, on one of those rare days when London is thrown into complete chaos by a dumping of snow; today is frost-crisp and enticing for dog and man to wrap … Continue reading

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International Rescue (South London) branch

Good things come in threes, right? That’s the myth, or legend or old wive’s tale or whatever. On Wednesday the front doorbell went – well, the doorbell went, we only have one. Our next door neighbour stood there, demure and … Continue reading

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In a week when Neighbours celebrated its thirtieth anniversary and the co composer of its theme tune died, I thought I’d post about the pros and cons of neighbours from a personal perspective. Post student living when neighbours shared a … Continue reading

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