Monthly Archives: November 2012

In the Blood

As the damp and wet of November sets in the body shudders, still clinging to the memory of summer, the cinematic light of autumn. But something is rescued from the advancing creep of winter, as the light is turned down, … Continue reading

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The Book of Invasions Part 3

3. ‘Connect, Only Connect’ So the question remains: how do we maintain our connection to the planet? Or should that be: How do we reconnect with this lovely planet? And can that prevent us from pushing the environment over the … Continue reading

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The Book of Invasions Part 2

2. Raiders in Armani Suits When I visited Ireland for the first time in 2009, the Aha! moment was when I realized just how alive with myth, song and story the Irish landscape is. It woke me up to the … Continue reading

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The Book of Invasions

This week I’m publishing the first of a series prompted by recent events in connection with Hurricane Sandy, the most devastating storm in North American history. As usual mainstream media makes no attempt to relate this event to global climate … Continue reading

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Winter Harvest

Having read some truly tragic cases of brutal maltreatment of British Home Children in Canada, some resulting in death, I felt compelled to write this poem. Winter Harvest will be included in a forthcoming book of poetry on the BHCs … Continue reading

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