Wednesday 28 November 2007

St Pancras Station: a tribute to Betjeman


Geese cross the sky
with arrowhead symmetry;
Awe halts the ordinary.

Monday 26 November 2007


Frost glistening in early sunshine
Sparkles and melts the cold,
Like kind words.

Saturday 24 November 2007

Thursday 15 November 2007

Dad - the 59 year gap

Fingers which worked
Oxford's first computer
Fumble to learn lap-top codes.

Sunday 11 November 2007

Remembrance day

Standing at the village cross
Yokes old and new battlefields:
If only........

Saturday 10 November 2007

Friday 9 November 2007

Time passes - a week later

Wind took the gold
diminishing the glory,
Revealing lines, like ageing.

Tuesday 6 November 2007

Sunday 4 November 2007

Rounds of glory!

Everyone in the Church wore halos,
Of tinsel;
Oh that that they were for real!

Autumn in the Churchyard

Friday 2 November 2007


The memory shuffles its files,
Shadows in a fog stay blurred.