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“Prat In A Hat!”

By The poet’s pen - Friday, June 27, 2014

“A right prat!” I watched some of the cricket from Headingley, Leeds this week, where England played Sri Lanka. Dickie (Harold) Bird, cricket supremo, former umpire and Yorkshire President reigned… Read more…

England And Cyprus!

By The poet’s pen - Tuesday, June 24, 2014

  How I love the M25! Let’s escape to Paphos, where there are only ever decent drivers! “Ho! Ho! Ho!”.   V  i  v  e      L  a  … Read more…

“Still Crazy?”

By The poet’s pen - Saturday, June 21, 2014

I have spent the last two days in Oxfordshire, staying in a hotel, famous for cows! “There are cows in every room!”, said the owner. I told him not to… Read more…

“The Walking Cream”

By The poet’s pen - Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Since my retirement from full-time teaching in 2000, I have had my moments of madness! Pinkie.. Keep on reading!   M  a  i  n  l  y      N  o… Read more…

The Middle East Is Nearby!

By The poet’s pen - Tuesday, June 17, 2014

We spent Father’s Day reflecting on troubles across the waters!   F  a  t  h  e  r  ’  s        D  a  y   Rock-A-Nore Rock-A-Nore   (Famous… Read more…

“Ten Years A Favourite Place: Paradise Regained”!

By The poet’s pen - Saturday, June 14, 2014

“Tweedie’s Restaurant” in Kissonerga, Paphos, is celebrating ten years of fine dining. “Yiamas, Hilary and Craig”!       A        D i n i n g  … Read more…

“Stavros Is Back….Beware!”

By The poet’s pen - Friday, June 13, 2014

“Where is Stavros?” A friendly Cypriot turned up again in Sheffield Park, East Sussex! He has also joined the National Trust.                  … Read more…

A Serenade To A Departed Friend!

By The poet’s pen - Tuesday, June 10, 2014

June Mann, one of “my old folk” died on the 16th of May. She loved classical music, including the first movement of Beethoven’s piano sonata in C Sharp Minor, played… Read more…

“You Are What You Eat!”

By The poet’s pen - Monday, June 9, 2014

We have just spent four days in a hotel in Blackpool. The hotel offered a full English breakfast as part of the deal. The cult of greed was all around… Read more…

“The Secret Lives Of Cats”

By The poet’s pen - Tuesday, June 3, 2014

I have just watched a programme about cats! It made me think about Marguerite, a special friend in Paphos.   A        S  u  p  e  r  … Read more…

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