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Chalk Stream

I wrote this for the ‘Lincolnshire Chalk Streams Poetry Competition’ in June 2017. It is relevant today as this year, 2019, we have the hottest days on record happening now across Europe! Europe…. don’t get me started. I love being … Continue reading

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Galway Boy

He played the flute in an Irish band (Not strictly an Irish band as there were two Japanese and a German) (Not strictly a flute, never saw him play) (Not strictly a band, this was a one-off) But he fell … Continue reading

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Craft of Comedy Conference Llandudno April 2015.

      I did not spend all my time looking out of the window. Any excuse to go to the seaside, even if pretty chilly and needing to wear a coat and hat in Nearly-May.  My excuse was to … Continue reading

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The Tidal Surge December 5th 2013.

Last year I was working recruiting members to the Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust. Starting in November,  I was one of those people you see in between the two exit doors of large stores like garden centres, toy shops and DIY stores. … Continue reading

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The Woodpigeon Nest. Year Two.

Unbelievably there has been a wood pigeon sitting on a scruffy nest in the same part of the tree as last year (which went terribly wrong). There are two of them, one brings a twig or two several times a … Continue reading

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Should I leave the dead bird in the fire grate?

There’s a dead starling in the grate. I heard it, a couple of weeks ago, fluttering but not calling. I told the landlord but they didn’t seem to believe me. I asked them to check if the useless company that … Continue reading

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The Empty Nest

On the nest. I returned home on 28th August, 2013 to find a woodpigeon was sitting on a nest in a big tree in my garden,  visible from the house windows. Using my not-very-good binoculars I could see her sitting … Continue reading

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Wood Pigeon Woods. Oo oo ooo oo oo.

   On the way back I went to Sandringham. The car park. It is surrounded by woods and the woods are home to many, many wood pigeons. It was a cold but dry day and they were all calling and … Continue reading

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