Monday, 22 July 2013

Under the knife

As I prepared this red pepper for our salad
it reminded me of my coming operation
for prostate cancer

Friday, 19 July 2013

Sweet Freedom

Not every thing in life is all the better for being kept in order,
like this privet hedge if it had been kept within boundaries,
its full potential would not have been reached  delivering 
the sweet heady perfume of flowers,
now draped with the larger flowers and leafs of the Bellbine.
As kids as we squeezed the green bud at the base of the white trumpet
  reciting a little rhyme ending with  granny jump out of bed,
the original words lost to me in the mists if time.

Friday, 5 July 2013

Secrets of Folly Island

The Allotments a nice peaceful plot nestled down 
behind the town of Hertford, where the pace of life
slows to an expectable amble, with the river on one
side lined with a floating community of barges.
Completing the sandwich parkland and a 
sports complex on the other.