The Tower

I am standing by a dark, black, stone sea,

where nothing lives

no reflection sees.

They tell me they used to swim in it

but now there are merely

tourists behind a rope,

dipping distant fingers

into the icy

ink.

I turn to walk the path into the red-brick, splendid town,

Where the proud, clock … Read more


Sea Lessons

We’re by the sea, a sea warm enough to swim in, float on and dabble in and it’s been teaching us lessons.

Here are some of the lessons the sea has been teaching me, practical, emotional and otherwise:

Teach your children to swim and make sure you can swim yourself

One of our group did … Read more


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