Restraining the vital urge to complain About laundry versus woodsmoke yet again, I’m wondering if there’s room to debate The raising of colours to communicate Choices of garden activity That may just derail domesticity… The drying of laundry on days without rain Something of a chancy personal gain, If only in the knowledge of effort […]


Facial Recognition Technology* Would seem to need ophthalmology… And possible further intervening With thorough and detailed memory screening The stuff imagined in Seventies sci-fi, Apparently now scanning you and I And like an aged uncle or aunt, Not at all keen to be told it can’t… LIke a tourist armed with video facility Eager to […]


Planet Earth is getting restless with her tenants. Their behaviour by degree increasingly repellent, From casual misuse to abject abuse And only now making headline news As humans, the arbiters of this decline, Awake to find they’re the next in line: Ecologists’ gently persistent voices Arbiters of now well-publcised choices To plough green spaces into […]