In the poems and verses I try to input verbal rhythms and speech patterns, and to tell a story or make comments about current events, political topics and day to day happenings. Sometimes humorous; sometimes sarcastic; and sometimes slightly poignant and sad ……
Much of my early life was spent living in Handsworth, a suburb of Birmingham in the UK and have since lived in a variety of locations varying from the water’s edge to bleak moorland; from villages to riot-torn Handsworth. I’m a news-addict with a deep interest in politics, and for a time was the Political Cartoonist for a respected Regional Daily Newspaper.
Nowadays, being ‘of a certain age’ I enjoy travel ... more »
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- The Night Before Christmas
- Starry Gazey Pie
- Life of Cards
- 'Old Money' - Handsworth Wood Road
- The Division Bell
- The 'Thunderer'
- Sunny Jim
- 'New Money' - Englestead Close
- The odd Hundred Thousand Pounds
- Marks & Sparks
- King Of The Western Sea
- The Hot-Water Bott'All
- We Are What We Were
- Lust To Dust - 'Oscar Night'
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