Monthly Archives: June 2015

POETRY. On writing poetry

I intend to post the occasional poem to this blog. So that it is easy to distinguish the poems from the ordinary (weekly) posts I will prefix the title with the warning “POETRY.”. What follows is my first such post. =========================== … Continue reading

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“Yet feet that wandering have gone, turn at last to home afar”

The title is part of the poem spoken by Bilbo Baggins at the end of “The Hobbit” by J.R.R Tolkein, as he sees his home from afar on his return. However he did not finally settle there, moving to Rivendel … Continue reading

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The Journey home starts here.

This is the door of St Peter’s Church, Tadworth. The journey home starts here. Normal service should be resumed next Sunday.

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My Mother’s 90th Birthday.

My parents are amazing. Not content with celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary this year, we also celebrated my Mother’s 90th birthday, this Sunday. We gathered at a hotel in Yatton on Saturday for a big do, with a lower key … Continue reading

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The Burren

The Burren is a natural wonder of the natural world. Situated in the west of Ireland it is an area of outstanding beauty that should be on everyone’s bucket list. It consists of a huge area of limestone outcrops and … Continue reading

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