The elephant followed the trail, through the wet forest, across the scrub, along the dry river, over the dunes to the palms, And through the palms, he arrived at the appointed place, where the sand meets water, And he stood on the shore and faced the sea, and he rumbled and waited, he rumbled and […]
He told me, and there was no reason to doubt the dying, That he had walked the plank, fought with sharks, Danced with mermaids, and he thought he’d lived his life to the full. Now he embraced just stories, he never abandoned words, Hoping they’d return the love he’d lived, And poetry would bring back […]
Hooray, or Hoorah, we’ve all won … and we’ve all lost. What an extraordinary election result! I spent an evening as an outsider in a Stroud pub where the new Labour MP and his supporters were ‘over the moon’ celebrating his return and the election result. I am happy for Stroud, and Kensington, and […]
A hark back to last October, what’s changed?
I might vote for an ex-chocolate family philanthropist candidate? Then, I’m off on holiday. Confused and reluctant I tuned in late to the circus of Question Time to get some idea of how to vote. These are the fantastic UK election showcases, hustings where there is no direct debate, and where we are asked to […]