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Over Stones

Over Stones Ian Smith of the English Folk Music Club Costa Blanca put my poem set out below to music and here is the song:   The morning mist retreated leaving green hills bright with dew. The sunlight dried the … Continue reading

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For National Poetry Day there is a new post on Verse: A Little Night Music, (or someone told me tonic water is good for an insect bite)

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Autumn

After the parched, faded days of summer, autumn seems rich with ripe colour.  After the tired summer sounds, stretched and thinned to carry far distant through the empty air, autumn sounds are round and full.  Clouds bring the sky closer … Continue reading

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Cartagena

Cartagena Cartagena has a natural, strategic harbour and an ancient pre-Roman history.   It lies about 100 km west of the popular tourist spot of Alicante and very close to La Manga, a holiday destination on the Mar Menor lagoon known … Continue reading

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It is 9/11 today and below is my review of a novel that shows the ongoing impact on one family while placing their loss in a wider, historical, human context. Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close – by Jonathan Safran Foer … Continue reading

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A Summer in Spain There’s a gecko in the garden                                      And a cicada in the tree. A locust sunbathes on the path … Continue reading

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Bloomin’ Heather

Welcome to my new website. It is still a work in progress, but below are a few words to start. Please feel free to send me your heather pictures to add to the website. Please click the buttons on the black … Continue reading

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