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Spring Morning

The sweet misted chilled air, just before day break The dawn chorus of birds, folds over the tree lined fields Like bunting dancing in the breeze of each tomorrow Urgent calls of the young, calling to be fed by… Nature’s … Continue reading

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The World Changed

My Dad was born, over a hundred years ago History say’s, a few short years before – The mayhem of war, sacked the Earth But Dad grew strong, even without his pop. So many young men, were killed So many … Continue reading

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Chaotic Farce

“Let me be clear, said the silver haired leader, This is no democracy, I don’t care what you think I’m right, well I always am, don’t think me neurotic My brilliance is clearly underrated as your cheerleader”. “I’m not so … Continue reading

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A wonderful insight into the charm of the Queen

The queen was having a meal with David Nott a surgeon who’d just returned from Aleppo. She asked, as she always does, where he was from and he said he’d just returned from Aleppo. She asked him what it was … Continue reading

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Politics over thirty six years

During my life as a hard line unionist I’ve considered myself to be on the left of main stream politics. In the late 1970s I was very tempted to join the Communist party but instead, in the summer of 1983, … Continue reading

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Andy

Andy was a type one diabetic He lived with that condition for years So many years, he became blasé about it Insulin injections commonplace. A big man, by any standards, And a personality to match He communicated easily With all … Continue reading

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A caring grandson

Grandson: Gran-ma I think you should do more walking. Grand-ma (sceptically): Really? Grandson: Yes. You could take the tortoise for a walk. It would do you good. Mike W.

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