My manner

Having cooked haggis with an Irish woman and a Ukranian
And realising I’m a New Scot

A Fair COP

There are more planes sub mare
Than submarines

The No Snow Blues

Well I woke up this morning
My head was full of snow
Been dreamin’ of winter wonderlands
And now I gotta go

Sharks of the Caribbean

Watching Mark get fed to the sharks Was a predictably unenlivening experience
“Honestly!” he shouted, firmly clamped
In the jaws of a great white
“It’s a great idea for a prompt!”


I miss you, here, now. /
As your voice, telling stories, /
Murmurs through the pine trees /
And the red squirrels chatter overhead.

Father’s Day

I spent the day building the girls a tree house With a neighbour who is much more that way minded … More