Senryu # 12 Mirror

The River Thames runs through and around our village and provides plenty of opportunity for riverside walks. This spot is about two miles away from our house and is the point at which my walking route heads back home on… Read More ›

Haiku #9 Blackthorn

Another sign of Autumn is the appearance of the blue-purple berries of the Blackthorn, and luckily we have several only a few minutes walk from our house. Now is the time to think of โ€œsloe ginโ€, that warming drink on… Read More ›

Haiku #6 The Tree

The Roman Villa at Chedworth in The Cotswolds was a high status dwelling, clearly seen by mosaic flooring and the extent of bath houses, granaries and hypocausts. One intriguing feature though is this tree, clearly very old, contemplated by Dr… Read More ›

Senryu #6 Cracked Earth

My recent morning walks have been most enjoyable for a number of reasons, clear skies, warm temperatures, and bumping into neighbours and friends walking their dogs. But the best reason, soon to disappear, is the carpet of wheat stalks and… Read More ›

Senryu #5 A life fully lived

Autumn seems early, annual flowers have died, birds have begun migrating and leaves have fallen. Including this one I found lying on some bright green grass after some refreshing rain. The leaf lies fallen,Perfect in form and colour,A life fully… Read More ›