Monthly Archives: July 2013

Summer of Words: By the Butterfly Tree – Part One

I know I’m late to the party, but I’m going to have a shot at Summer of Words hosted by Helen at All At Sea. Here is the beginning of my story: As soon as the buzzer sounded for the mid-day break, Archie … Continue reading

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Real and Surreal: A Magic Moment

A few weeks ago, I happened to take a short walk just above the historic town of Wirksworth, Derbyshire. The combination of  the desolation of these old lime workings with a very overcast and dramatic sky made the scene inspiring, … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday: 28 July 2013

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Wednesday Words: 24 July 2013

A few of you know of my passion for war poetry; when I tweeted out my Silent Sunday post three days ago, I quoted: “They shall not grow old, as we that are left grow old…” That was because the … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday: 21 July 2013

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Wednesday Words: 17 July 2013

Some of you who know me here, and on Twitter, know of my passion for both poetry, and history that is brought to life. Thinking over what I might post here today for this linky, I settled on this poem, … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday: 14 July 2013

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