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Any Dream Will Do

  I closed my eyes Drew back the curtain to see for certain What I thought I knew Far Far away Someone was weeping But the world was sleeping Any Dream Will Do  . I wore my coat With golden lining Bright colors shining Wonderful and New And in the East The Dawn was breaking […]

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Holland 2015 Part 2

They have many a valiant hero, Remembered through the years: But never one whose name so oft Is named with loving tears. And his deed shall be sung by the cradle, And told to the child on the knee, So long as the dikes of Holland Divide the land from the sea! From “The Leak […]

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Scottish Smash & Grab

Edina! Scotia’s darling seat! All hail thy palaces and tow’rs, Where once, beneath a Monarch’s feet, Sat Legislation’s sov’reign pow’rs: From marking wildly scatt’red flow’rs, As on the banks of Ayr I stray’d, And singing, lone, the lingering hours, I shelter in they honour’d shade. (Robbie Burns 1759 – 1796) . . . Before the […]

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Denouement

The End Not every man knows what he shall sing at the end, Watching the pier as the ship sails away, or what it will seem like When he’s held by the sea’s roar, motionless, there at the end, Or what he shall hope for once it is clear that he’ll never go back. ______________ […]

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Holland 2012

What a cracking weekend!!!!!!!!!!!!! After a fairly humdrum week which saw visits to Romulus on Monday evening for their 2-0 victory over Loughborough University in The Evo-Stik Northern Premier League Division 1 South (attendance 95), I went on Tuesday to an oddly named “King Power Stadium” in Leicester (the last time I had been there, […]

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