Mid-August, 2022

An image of a canal and the old railway line crossing above

Easter Sunday, 17th April 2022

I took this pic a couple of days ago. The movement of the water seems to enhance the shape of the swan's wings. Light reflects through...

December 2021

Winter is definitely here in Leicester. Enjoy!

The First Thirty

(After ‘Piggotts’ by Martin Figura Aged seven, walking down the road to school. Late home when hiding from the Caretaker. Swimming at the...

Spring brings Hope

The first real sunshine on yellow narcissus at the bottom of the garden.

Haikus for January 2021

Dark shapes walk their dogs through misty, frozen meadows it's 2 degrees C. Thirteen hundred deaths from Covid winter lockdown in...

How to walk on a breezy day!

Michael is a long-time Liverpool FC fan. Here he is with two of his grandsons; James and Cillian. Out for a walk on a breezy day in...

You'll never walk alone

Gerry Marsden, the singer of this great song, died yesterday. RIP. Follow the link below to listen to this beautiful song....

Autumn

The best part of the year. Russety apples ready to pick. Salad crop warm out of the ground and greenhouse. A friend's pink and green...

Woodstown Strand. Haibun

I read about Haibun in the latest copy of Mslexia (page 56). 'A short prose piece followed by a related haiku.' So here's one about a...

Aylestone Meadows Haiku

Two hundred years plus Near meadow, towpath, canal. Generations lived Early morning run through Aylestone Meadows. This is bordered by...