The kitten tags the dog’s tail,
The dog moves away.
The kitten chews the dog’s ear,
The dog growls a warning.
The kitten pounces on the dog,
The dog snarls and chases it.
The kitten runs away.
No harm done.
I wave the horse around the arena,
She avoids … Read more
This is the first podcast in a series where I find out about what people love to do, what the ‘thing’ is that matters most to them, how they got into it and what it means to them.
I should have declared at the start of this episode that Ceri is the person who got … Read more
Covid has caused loneliness, isolated us all in our homes, kept us away from each other. Get people back into work to improve their mental health.
School closures have caused social inequity and the sooner we get the kids back into schools the better to close that gap.
We were never lonely before? … Read more
Lock- down saved us time and money (if we had work)
How many of you have hardly spent anything during lock-down apart from on food?
So many people I have spoken to have told me how much money they have saved, how little they have spent and how they have realised that most of what … Read more
Autumn is here and this year my son hasn’t written a poem about school sucking the school out of him and I haven’t written a poem about time being strangled as I have done before:
Lies withering on the floors
Covered with the ocre leaves of August’s mourning,
Cramped, dark, confined,
… Read more