Notes on sleeping in a hammock

Five days ago we walked across fields to our next door village for a pub lunch and one of the boys wore a hat and gloves and there was a mean November wind, grey skies, distemper everywhere. Now¬†England is warmer than Hawaii, warm perhaps as Athens. The long May days are balmy, our cold spring […]

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Take Courage

On Thursday evening I met up with my friend Dave in the Stars for a long anticipated poetry reading session. We prioritised Louis MacNeice and Robin Robertson and Philip Larkin. Dave is the scholar and I am the student and buy the pints. The Stars has stopped stocking Timothy Taylor’s Landlord because they kept getting […]

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