Tag Archives: seasons

A View From The Hill #westnorwoodpark

My nearest park, a five minute stroll from my front door is West Norwood Park. It’s not as pretty as Dulwich park, nor as varied as Brockwell Park, nor as steeped in history as Crystal Palace Park, and it lacks … Continue reading

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Cold? Nah, Just Brassish… #garden #philosophy #poetry

There’s an old expression about the cold: ‘It’s cold enough to freeze the knockers off a brass monkey’. Which sounds rude but isn’t (or so the Archaeologist told me once – something to do with how they used to stack … Continue reading

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Flowers, A Winter Phenomenon

Jan 1st. Bleak midwinter. No one told the plants…. And here’s a poem from my upcoming anthology… Gardening My garden is peeping out, unsure if it’s welcome yet, Testing the atmosphere, checking on the timing. Is there a warmth to … Continue reading

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