If It Ain’t Broke…

B is for Boris- the circus ring leader R is for Rhetoric. It makes your ears bleed, uh? E is for Everyone caught on this wave X marks the spot: to sink, swim or save I is for Ego…for self-preservation T, for temerity- of this whole situation.   https://www.bbc.co.uk/search?q=The%20EU%20after%20Brexit&suggid=urn%3Abbc%3Aprogrammes%3Ab09wvpbw https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/may/23/jean-claude-juncker-criticises-mps-prioritising-theresa-mays-removal-over-brexit?CMP=share_btn_link among many…. Advertisements

Succession*

Teach your children well: Give them a code they can live by¹. It seems simple enough when observing the ranks Of kids and young people setting out to try To walk in the footsteps of adults they trust, In good faith; an unspoken must. So how can we better enable their strengths With H M […]

Simplicity*

As a child. I was never happier than playing in the yard, So learning my way round nature really wasn’t very hard. Left to my own devices with a view to exploration: Mud, my favourite medium… Imagine the situation… Mud pies a particular favourite, my mother reminisces, Even now recollecting my early penchant for messes. […]

Home Is Where The Hound Is*

Me and my cat are like Batman and Robin (Without masks, tunic or tights… I pondered that for a moment And decided it wouldn’t be right). We share the same habits of slumber and sloth (A mutually unspoken immutable oath To sit side by side on a comfortable seat: Sleep-watch telly-snooze-repeat (Me with the added […]

Tomorrow and Tomorrow…*

History… A tracing of everything that’s ever happened from before recorded time From anecdote to evidence, across the spectrum from benevolence to crime… Much duly written in musty tomes, with quill pens or whatever came next: The most important element here, the historical significance of text… From monks and scribes through Everyman to children in […]

Moniker

What’s in a name? From fame to shame, A life-long tag to announce or disclaim, Depending on what our parents decide. The outcome a matter of penalty or pride Depending entirely on family whim, The label bestowed may sink or swim The life that’s barely yet unfolded. Some folks simply won’t be tolded, Seeing a […]

Moniker*

What’s in a name? Choice, a serious game: A life-long tag to announce or disclaim, Depending on what our parents decide. The outcome a matter of penalty or pride Depending entirely on family whim, The label bestowed may sink or swim A life that’s barely yet unfolded. Some folks simply won’t be tolded, Seizing a […]