Category Archives: Christmas

Just Mulling

Twas the night before Christmas All was calm, awaiting the freeze No resemblance to Xmas pasts Ravaged by disease Separated from ones we love But only for a while Ruled by the ones above Who really make me smile Remember … Continue reading

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I’m Confused

This isn’t a new thing. There have been many things which have confused me over the years. I think it started with Physics and Chemistry lessons at eleven-years-old. That’s me on the left, they said I needed glasses too, but … Continue reading

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The Love of Ballet

What is it about Ballet? Someone once said, ‘men of a certain age love Ballet.’ Is that a little dark I wonder? Does Ballet have a dark side, apart from the eating disorders that it can cause, the loss of … Continue reading

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Somewhere Else For Christmas

A drop of sweat seeps into your eye and combined with the oil starts to burn, the prickly heat on your arm is driving you mad and you can’t scratch your undercarriage because the Greek woman with her three children … Continue reading

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When Christmas Came Early

Your heart is beating so hard you can hear it thundering in your chest, but the hunt is almost over and your prey is within touching distance – the heat is so intense, sweat is cascading down your back. Yes … Continue reading

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Mindful of Images

As I lay in the long grass the clouds drift carelessly over my head, changing the shade of the landscape and my mind drifts with them to times gone by and images I have stored in my hard-drive. I wonder … Continue reading

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Stuff They Told Me

I was reflecting upon all the stuff I was told as I grew up and wondered why I’m kinda normal. When a tooth fell out I placed it beneath my pillow whereupon a mysterious Fairylike creature sneaked into my room, … Continue reading

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Magic of York Museum Gardens

  If you read my bio on my Twitter account it says “Humour me, I’m old and grumpy.” So you can imagine my response to the suggestion of a trip to York to see some lights. But I have to … Continue reading

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