Category Archives: Memories

Heaven Bound

Miles away, a book lies open For many to read and remember, Loved ones, partners, parents, children, Hearts full of memories tender. This year, year one, of you reunited After twenty two years apart, Together forever, in a distant place … Continue reading

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Caterpillars from yesterday

As a kid, we used to go up onto the heath and see lizards, slow worms and hundreds of these black and yellow striped caterpillars. There was a group of us ranging in age from 8 to 14, and we’d … Continue reading

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Today, 18th July

I lit a candle here today and set it in front of my parents’ photograph on the table. It’s 6 months ago today that my Mum died. Half a year, and in that half year, we’ve had my Dad’s birthday … Continue reading

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16th July: FOWC with Fandango — Memory

I have loads of happy memories of my childhood, but this Memory is a memory in more than one sense. It was 1981, and I hadn’t yet moved to Bath after my divorce. Elaine Paige was playing Grizabella in … Continue reading

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As promised, the sequel……………

This is another scheduled post and the second poem Mum had hanging on her wall. The Search Continues First she had bionic knees, Then she replaced her teeth, But now things are more serious As the Ticker’s up the creek. … Continue reading

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An old Man and a walking trolley

I’ve seen this old boy several times when walking along the prom, and talked to him on occasion too. Everyone knows him, and this particular day I learned his name. And a lot else besides. He’s got to be in … Continue reading

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Another Brain comes to mind

I expect some of you remember me saying about the poems I’d written that Mum had framed and put on her wall. One was called The Search for Mum’s Brain, and the sequel The Search Continues. Whilst MOH is here, … Continue reading

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