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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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Equine Ambivalence

The other day I wrote a post that included a picture of a horse. Someone saw it and expressed a certain concern, wondering if it was happy. It does have notes of eeyore about him. But I was ambivalent, I … Continue reading

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To End All Wars? A Personal View

My father was born on the eleventh November. As a child that was Dad’s birthday; it contained nothing more resonant than that. At some point however, and I wouldn’t have been very old, I realised it was also Remembrance Day … Continue reading

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Crowing About Everything #scarecrows #halloween #shortstory

Scaring Crows. Dog really doesn’t like Crows. Mobbing cloaked things who should be intimidated by a dog but somehow really don’t give a toss. So when someone says they’ll scare Crows, well, Dog for one wants to see, to applaud. … Continue reading

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What’s Your Truth?

I was on my way to meet an old colleague for some lunch. It wasn’t free: he wanted some advice or some such but, hey, it’s nice to get out. I’d walked Dog, the Textiliste is away so off I … Continue reading

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Of geese and coffee cups #poem #poetry

I inhabit a space Between The Unknown And The Misunderstood. In a continuum Of blinks Only one matters. All past blinks are as one; All future blinks are but practice dreams. The one that matters Is the twitch of a … Continue reading

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London Bridge Is Not Falling Down; It Never Will #londonbridge #Ilovelondon

London Bridge is falling down, Falling down, falling down. London Bridge is falling down, My fair lady It’s nothing special, London Bridge. Not as iconic as Tower Bridge; not as twee as Albert or as sharply modern as the Millennium. … Continue reading

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