Contents

This blog started with thoughts and ideas about various things. As time went on I moved into a kind of travel writing. More recently I’ve started to include the poetry that I have written:

CULTURE

Batemans
Black And White Photograph
Frivolous
He Lights The Evening Star
Lacrimae Rerum
Murder
Muses, Authors and Bears
Novels, Letters and Emails
Politicians
School Days 1957 – 1964
School Days 1964 – 1971
Some Topical Words
Tarbert Steamer
University 1971 – 1975
Would You Like A Drink, Chief Inspector?

LANGUAGE

Dizzy
Dutton Speedwords
E-Prime
Liar
Nationalism and Patriotism
Plain English and Maths
So Wait, Did You Forget Your Password?
Take Me To Your Community Leader
To Be Fair, He’s An Old School Misogynist
This Country

NATURE

Primrose

PHILOSOPHY

Ageing, Honesty and the Absurd
Everything Is Red
Free Will
Fuck it!
Inferiority Complex
No New Thing Under The Sun
Science And Non-duality
The Procedure
There but for the Grace of God go I
The Ultimate Taboo

POETRY

Acceptance
Alter Universe
Big Blue Dream
Bus Pass
Buttercups
By Road, Uniondale
Chichester Cathedral
Cobwebs
Coleridge Is Taken To Grasmere
Corner Of The Eye
Dream Of Loss
Dungeness
Father Of The Man
Fireweed
Free
Geneva
Going Back
Graham Greene
Green Hill
Handover
Help!
Holy Water
Icelandic Theatre
Knutsford Venue 1977
Lewis Funeral
Llangollen
Looking Out Of The Window
Lucky Man
Mochyndale At Large
Murder
My Words
Newhaven Dock
New Zealand
Night
North West
Oronsay
Restauranty Smell
Scottish Borders
Self-remembering
Small Talk
Social Distancing
Southease
Stable Equilibrium
Tea Shop
The Conveyor
The Dreaded Spot
The Future
The Public
The Untidy Wind
Ticky-Tacky Washday
Toronto 1974
Tractor Man
Two Men On A Roof In Chichester
Wandering Out At Night
Watergate Bay
Weather House
Western Weald
Where’s The Cashpoint Gone?
Women Of The Twitten
Work
World Travel Clock

PSYCHOLOGY

All’s Well That Ends Well
A Medium Quality Tea
Askers and Guessers
Dreams
Niggling
Quaking Mess
Self-justification
Self-censorship And Meta-writing
The creak of a lumbering cart
The Row
The Ubiquitous Woman
Toxic Twitter

TRAVEL

Australia – Perth to Darwin
Australia – Sydney to Thala Beach
Canada and USA – 1974
England – Alfriston
England – Pevensey Bay
England – South Downs
England – Wasdale and Grasmere
New Zealand
Scotland – Skye and Talisker
Scotland – Skye and Trotternish
Scotland – Skye to Carlisle
Switzerland – 1972
The Two Deserts
USA – Southwest
USA – Washington and Oregon
Wales – Wild Wales
Wales – Wild Wales Update

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