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December 2019

The Football Pitch that Dad Built (continued) At last they arrived. Dad unwrapped the parcel and unravelled the nets. He stretched them between his vice like hands testing their strength and smiling his approval. Eventually the bright orange nets hung over the posts. He put the ball down, took three paces back ran… and then…thump! […]

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November 2018

How to Score Goals Approach with the ball Sudden Sound of bagpipes (For this you will need an accomplice) Goal . Approach with ball Plus cake Sing “Happy Birthday to you!” Invite goalie to blow his candles out etc. . Approach with ball Point skywards Say,”Oh look – a vulture!” (he will have forgotten the […]

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Roadworks!!

THE TRAFFIC- JAM POEM There is no end to waiting Time is as infinite As frustration. “This too shall pass” As everything does. But in the middle In the neartime waiting It seems we are all Slowly slowly slowly Inching along  Late already Unable to know The way out Or the way in To anywhere […]

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