Category Archives: Rambling

War Poetry

The marching band came down along Main StreetThe soldier blues fell in behind O it was sad enough, weak enough, mad enough,Light in their loving as soldiers can be.First to risk choosing them, leave alone losing themNow, in far battle, … Continue reading

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Quite a turn

Early this evening, when I had finished an afternoon of interviewing PhD candidates over zoom, I set off to meet my wife, who had, for her approved exercise, gone walking over Hampstead Heath. I phoned her to check the route … Continue reading

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Bayeaux Zoom Meeting

Just thought I’d leave this here.

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It could be me and it could be thee…

Our house is being refurbished (nearly done, in fact), so since September we have been living in temporary accommodation. My daughter is on her way home from swimming club right now, and I’ve been sitting in this by-now-familiar kitchen looking … Continue reading

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