Through the Door

Tantalising noises Haunt the deserted Room Ogres and the Unicorns Go away till dawn.  At Home there is a new life   Through the open door, many Have there been there Eager and with strife   Does this mean a new beginning Or does this mean the end Or does this mean a handsome Rogue, … Continue reading Through the Door

The Teaching at Sele

The teaching at Sele Is almost ideal The PE staff Are really daft   The geography lot Are planting a plot Against the historians Who are really Victorians   The head once more, sets the trends With Captain Beaky and his friends There's Vaughan, Clowes and Chalton too With Atful Owl and Winnie the Pooh … Continue reading The Teaching at Sele


Happy #NationalPoetryDay Everyone! Life is like a clock, When a clock stops ticking its time is out. Like our hearts, When they stop beating our time is out. Have you ever thought of life as a yoyo, Up and down, up and stop. Life has its ups and downs, And life has to stop. Life … Continue reading Life

Friends and Neighbours

A November morning Bugle Street beckoned With you our neighbours Our witnesses and friends   No frills No fuss Promises made Pictures taken     From our special day 14 years ago To this celebration 60 years on   Congratulations to you both Margaret and Philip! Diamonds everlasting and Friendship never waning


Light up, radio muffled birds sing, boys clatter lead poled legs, eyes coffin lids consciously aware wanting unconscious body slump and walking for sleep routine kicks with effort decisions muffled, tasks complicated bothersome boys and belligerent dog school run weary, dog walk forgettable caffeine brings clarity chatter brings life the day begins...