Thistle

Whilst driving round the area with Maria looking for photo opportunities for her writing we visited Edith May, a Thames Sailing Barge moored at […]

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Sweep Dreams

Rochester Sweeps’ Festival is a celebration of the coming of spring, and as May Day was also the traditional holiday for chimney sweeps or Climbing Boys as they were officially known, the two […]

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Swinging High Over Faversham Creek

This poem is a Pantoum. It is a difficult classical form where the 2nd and 4th line of each verse become 1st and 3rd in the next and so on. Each line must hold the same key words and can either […]

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The Lovely Fields

These fields are the view from my window. I live in Newnham, a valley village,four miles from Faversham town centre. A walk through this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Autumn 2014 prompted […]

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Sea Leaves

This poem was born of visiting various coastlines in Kent, and remembering the chalky landscapes of Medway  by the river as the tide came in. I was sad at leaving Medway and this summed up the […]

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