Monthly Archives: October 2015

speeding

Speeding I’ve been a rather naughty boy and the cops have caught me speeding, I got a letter in the post which said my wallet would be bleeding, One hundred pounds it asked for, with three points given me, A … Continue reading

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Autumn Scene

Autumn Scene Smoke slowly spirals into the still morning air, No wind stirs the leaves of nearby trees, Cold air envelops the traveller, warmly coated, Leaves emblazoned with a myriad colours, Reds, yellows, autumnal browns, and many shades of green, … Continue reading

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Nurse training 1950’s

Nurse Training 19 50’s I went into the training school as I thought I’d be a nurse, My mind was full of high ideals, good sense was in reverse, In swept the sister tutor like a yacht with billowed sails, … Continue reading

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Arthur Ransomes books

As a young boy I rushed home from school to listen to Pigeon Post in instalments on Children’s radio on the BBC  Home Service. I have been entranced by this author ever since, and even now at the age of … Continue reading

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