Tag Archives: seasons

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

Posted in gardens, miscellany, philosophy, poems, poetry, thought | Tagged , , , , | 44 Comments

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

Posted in miscellany | Tagged , | 26 Comments