Night Swimming

October 19th, 2020|

We're living through Goldilocks weather. It's been too hot to sleep. Then it was too wet for my tomatoes to ripen, too cloudy for the runners [...]

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Dear Reader, He Moved In

September 7th, 2020|

The Toad is right up there with the viper when it comes to expressions of morality in literature. He's the method by which feminine goodness is [...]

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The Spectacle Tree

August 22nd, 2020|

The topiary at the top of my garden is definitely due a hair cut. I've resisted doing it myself because a lack of three dimensional vision [...]

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August 20th, 2020|

If you attend one of the great masked balls of Venice, its said that you will not recognise your own reflection in the waters of the [...]

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Circles Of Damnation

August 16th, 2020|

I have had a glimpse of Hell. I have swum the waters of the Styx and crawled up the bank on the far side. I did [...]

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Something Went Twang

August 8th, 2020|

What Covid 19 has given me is sleep. I'm touching wood. I don't want to speak too soon. I've got my fingers crossed, which is not [...]

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