Winter’s Night

Outside, the wind circles and dances round the house and fields rain lashes the window panes. Inside, the fire hisses and pops and Fluffy filled with turkey slumbers under the Christmas tree … sparkling and glittering with lights and baubles Only a thin fox struggles for its footing returning hungry down the country lane – […]

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Roundstone Harbour – Connemara

   In Connemara With eyes all untroubled she laughs as she passes, Bending beneath the creel with the seaweed brown, Till evening with pearl dew dims the shining grasses And night lit with dreamlight enfolds the sleepy town. Then she will wander, her heart all a laughter, Tracking the dream star that lights the purple […]

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How can anyone consider

How can anyone consider – using a gun, a bomb – against another? Wherever there is trouble in this World, where with compassion and discussion there doesnt need to be.. Please put down your weapons and made a better future that works for everyone. All sides – please stop this Craziness Focus instead on doing […]

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Robert Louis Stevenson

The Lamplighter My tea is nearly ready and the sun has left the sky; It’s time to take the window to see Leerie going by; For every night at teatime and before you take your seat, With lantern and with ladder he comes posting up the street. Now Tom would be a driver and Maria […]

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Brown Brogue Leather Shoes

My dad was John Wayne to me Looking up, he was quarter of an inch short of six foot. Something he was very proud of. He took us to school Cried at my wedding and fell out of a plum tree when my son was born. Working with farmers he wore green wool worsted trousers […]

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