Monthly Archives: April 2011

Shirley, Roma, Red Cherry

Sweet, succulent and savoury The perfect accompaniment to salt and a bit of black pepper. In the morning they arrived drizzled in olive oil, lightly singed on top In the evening still on the vine, fresh, glistening A fruit with … Continue reading

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Empty Space

It is the men that are indulging A fetish; a fad or a bargain on sale that has caught their eye They all look new, shiny and smart and yet Already they are starting to bend To buckle at that … Continue reading

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The urge to collect

When we were smaller and young there were national pastimes, things to do that gripped the whole nation. One of these pastimes was the collection of cards. Not cigarette cards, they had been for the generation before. This time we … Continue reading

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The Gorgeous (ex-battery) Girls

Before Christmas I wrote about the Chicken Christmas Card and how the new ex-battery girls were quite frankly a mess. No feathers, bald, shy, unsure. You can see from the Christmas card that one of them is so embarrassed that … Continue reading

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