Bletherings

Wild Garlic

Wild Garlic Transgressive plant  slipping definition. Lily-of-the-Valley dainty yet bitingly assertive adding piquancy to our meal as we talk of how it is for us this mid May evening. Constellations of miniature stars cut from a mass of edible foliage hefted from a cool corner of a manse garden where Stevenson played, now perfume and… Continue reading Wild Garlic

A wee bit poetry

Two poems for you written and read by my talented 'cousin' John Duffy (am allowed to call him that as we called his mum 'Aunt Peggy'), published in Pennine Platform website. Tap on the links to enjoy: https://pennineplatform.com/2020/01/27/john-duffy-reads-one-of-many-circles/ https://pennineplatform.com/2020/01/27/john-duffy-reads-when-we-wis-fab/ The illustration accompanying this blog is designed by Jo Haslam and is the cover image of John's… Continue reading A wee bit poetry

On yer bike

This morning, this oh so sunny morning, as I was running along the exercise track doing my daily constitutional, I met a friend. As we ran and chatted, (2 metres apart, tut not), we talked (well, kind of yelled), about the people who have rediscovered their bike. 'They are positively gleeful', my friend shouted. And… Continue reading On yer bike