Archive for 2012

Articles and Poems

Rhine Cruise - March 2012 - Travel Writing

‘There’s an awful lot of beige,’ whispered my husband as we watched fellow passengers embark for our 12 day Rhine cruise. .........more

Bon appetit - June 2012 - Poetry

She’s in love with Jamie’s cheeky chapattis,
he adores Nigella’s chocolate mousse; .........more

A Grand Irish Day - September 2012 - Travel Writing

The woman squinting through the narrow crack of Broom Cottage b & b's front door does not immediately strike us as the embodiment of Irish hospitality. .........more

Fish Out Of Water - September 2012 - Poetry

He’s swept along through the shipyard gates
in a tight shoal of welders, platers, caulkers
and boilermen to wash up, Jonah-like, .........more

Legacy - September 2012 - Poetry

Post- Olympics they’ve gone crazy in our sleepy little village
there’s not been this much action since the Vikings came to pillage; .........more

Lines Of Longitude - September 2012 - Poetry

In the warp and weft of her memory’s map,
fault-lines frayed through life’s unfolding, .........more