Tag Archives: folk

Leaves Like Shoppers – a Poetic Blog

“All the tree knew was that it thrilled with life” – Edgar Lee Masters, Spoon River Anthology The picture above was taken earlier today. I happened to be taking photos of the garden when Al – aka the Cat Who … Continue reading

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“Stop All the Clocks”: National Poetry Day

I don’t always lose it in autumn, but when I do, it can be messy: that first admission, for clinical depression; the second, when I first went manic. This year, though, it’s less SAD, than SID (Seasonal Intermittent Despair). I … Continue reading

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“For the Love We Bring”

Warning: possible sweariness, certain soppiness. “Don’t treat your blog as your best friend.” Which is sound advice. Because this blog is never going to buy me a drink at the pub tonight, or ring up unexpectedly, and suggest we go … Continue reading

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Music, Dance, & Beer: Doncaster Folk Festival

The latest in the occasional series “Arty Donny” takes in the 2015 Doncaster Folk Festival. I spoke to local musician Mick Jenkinson. Doncaster Folk Festival has been going awhile, now. Is it 10 years? I have been involved for four … Continue reading

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