Tag Archives: sonnets

A brief blog from bandage-land

Ok so he’s alive and if not kicking, tapping away. Thank you to everyone who kindly sent their good wishes; they are very welcome. I have decided not to post photos of my black and white three hole putting green, … Continue reading

Posted in flash fiction, miscellany, poems, poetry, sonnets, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 20 Comments

Saturday Sonnet (8)

The first outdoor music experience I had was, probably, something in the boy scouts. However, at university I recall seeing some bands somewhere – punk was just starting so I may have been spat at by the Clash, or had … Continue reading

Posted in miscellany, poems, poetry, sonnets | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Sonnet Saturday (7)

I do hope you continue to enjoy these posts. I certainly enjoy curating them. This week I wanted to do sport; we’ve had Wimbledon (and suck on a sour Murray mint); the Grand Depart has left us with a glow even … Continue reading

Posted in miscellany, poetry, sonnets, sport | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

Sonnet Saturday (6)

I’m travelling today – we are off to our friends’ twenty-fifth wedding anniversary party in Edinburgh and  so posting is a bit of a tricky proposition. I’ve also been running a little over the last couple of days so my researches have … Continue reading

Posted in miscellany, poetry, sonnets | Tagged , , , , , | 9 Comments

Sonnet Saturday (5)

This Saturday I thought we would look at some aspects of nature through the eyes of one of the great sonneteeers and a young man who never had the chance to fulfil his potential. As I have said before, one … Continue reading

Posted in miscellany, poetry, sonnets, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Sonnet Saturday (3)

It’s a sad week when someone so (relatively) young and who I enjoyed (at a distance, as you do with the famous) dies. Rik Mayall. Younger than me. A real loss. This and the incredibly poignant broadcasts from Northern France … Continue reading

Posted in miscellany, poetry, sonnets, writing | Tagged , , , , , , | 12 Comments

Sonnet Saturday (2)

Following prompts from Charli Mills () and Lisa Reiter () I now seem set to post on my favourite poetic form, the Sonnet. And that makes me Happy! A Sonnet: a poem of fourteen lines using any of a number … Continue reading

Posted in miscellany, poetry, sonnets, writing | Tagged , , , , , | 7 Comments

Sonnet Saturday

Lisa Reiter has started this (see http://sharingthestoryblog.wordpress.com/2014/05/29/favourite-shakespeares-sonnets/). She blames me. Oh well, we both love sonnets so where’s the harm? I’m not very good at fixing on a  regular day for a blog (or for anything for that matter) but … Continue reading

Posted in poetry, writing | Tagged , , , , | 7 Comments