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Archive for August, 2011

Monday Musings On A Wednesday!

By The poet’s pen - Wednesday, August 31, 2011

“Nothing has changed, it’s still the same” (Beatles, from Sergeant Pepper: “Good Morning, Good Morning”).     N  o  t  h  i  n  g      E  v  e  r… Read more…

What’s This About Driving?

By The poet’s pen - Tuesday, August 30, 2011

I do occasionally see a learner driver in the Paphos area. I wonder what the test is like? … How would I pass the driving test here? This has evolved… Read more…

Let’s Hear It For The Birds!

By The poet’s pen - Monday, August 29, 2011

Oh Dear. Almost 48,000 hunting licences have been granted. Make sure you’re not wearing feathers!   T  h  e  y  ’  r  e        B  a  c  k… Read more…

A Sunday Sonnet

By The poet’s pen - Sunday, August 28, 2011

A BBC  item on rickshaws yesterday “inspired” this sonnet. Taxi drivers in London were complaining about rickshaw drivers, who had neither licence nor insurance! Does this sound like Cyprus? Police… Read more…

Still Building?

By The poet’s pen - Saturday, August 27, 2011

Whilst walking in the Coral Bay area yesterday, we came across an unfinished, grey, concrete villa, with the first words of the following “sonnet” painted on its side. How many… Read more…

Only A Nightmare!

By The poet’s pen - Friday, August 26, 2011

Since my retirement in 2000, I have hardly ever had nightmares. Whilst in Blackpool in July, we drove past my former school, where I had been the head of the… Read more…

Too Hot For Walking? Never!

By The poet’s pen - Thursday, August 25, 2011

We were back to regular walking yesterday from the beautiful Pikni Forest. We have seen many dear souls, who might well benefit from a walk or six!   W  … Read more…

Back To The Heat!

By The poet’s pen - Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Oh Dear…. Only a few days back, and it’s too hot to sleep! I recall Monday’s attempt at a walk in the heat. Is it really two am?   I… Read more…

Paphos Calling… We’re Back!

By The poet’s pen - Tuesday, August 23, 2011

People watching is almost a hobby. Air flights are mostly to be avoided! You will gain an impression of the flight here. I prefer to be left alone to write,… Read more…

A Special Cow!

By The poet’s pen - Sunday, August 21, 2011

The “British” poems will end tomorrow with “Leaving Hastings”. This poem was inspired by a cow managing to escape from an abattoir, with special thanks to William Wordsworth.   W… Read more…

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