Monthly Archives: January 2008

Two cups, one bucket, a tea-tray and a dork.

Let us say we have two cups and a bucket. Let us also say we are the world’s dorkiest waitress and that we have such a raging passion for a particular tea-tray that we always wish to carry it with … Continue reading

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Still here. Still busy.

January Daylight Is cold one day in five, is wet, Is kept awake by gales, Is astonishingly still by dawn. Is grey as a tupperware box, is clear, Is an arctic glass-cold summer, Is thick with salty water, Is shrunken, … Continue reading

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Apologia pro vita sua

I can either post here regularly, or, I can do my course-work. Course-work wins. Arse.

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The Apple-Thief

(Photo courtesy of Ramson) At dawn of day the apple-thief Comes dancing in her leitmotif, Slotting each foot in a previous slot Made yesterday in the orchard plot, Returns again to where left off she – The leafless, branch-bent apple-tree … Continue reading

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I didn’t realise we even had 50. Only had 50. Both.

The redoubtable Litlove has actually been reading The Times, and lookie here, but they listed a top 50 of British Writers since 1945. Litlove has some very good points along the lines of ‘who chose these and where the hell … Continue reading

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New Year, at last

Dearest Readers, all best wishes for a thoroughly charming 2008. And hello! First post of the year! Only four days late! Posting on the first of January was naturally out of the question, as I only got home from my … Continue reading

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