Peculiar A reflection.   Sat a cafe bar on a greek island, enjoying fish and chips taking in the breeze off the azure blue sea and observing the comings and goings of the day - when reactions are heightened by two feathered locals kept company down the marble path by their owner   ! i'd... Continue Reading →



Island If you were Searching for an idea of paradise - this is it Lovely long white sands surrounded by azure blue sea As for food, fish crustaceans and coconuts a plenty Note - looking for an alternative ?  you'll have to go exploring on a raft - there's Deserted waters surrounding this place -... Continue Reading →

Message in a bottle – 2

Salford, 21st July 2017 Remember that piece I wrote about the message washed up in a bottle ?  I've given it a little thought and wrote what might have been on that rolled up paper!   Sat, as I am on this deserted isle I'm sending this message to make someone smile Being stuck on... Continue Reading →


18th May 2017 A San-San poem - Origins rooted on the Greek Island of Crete   On holiday by a grecian water I saw a flying insect having some tea it flew for the pollen from flower to flower occasionally passing a grecian sun or daughter it was happy to pass through the flowers this... Continue Reading →


Treasure Taken from merchant ships, by Rascals of the seven seas Every pirate worth their salty sea legs Admires the prize of jewels, silver and gold doubloons Some keep their precious horde hidden Under tropical sands , deserted shores - only Revealed many moons later by a younger Explorer, following the pirates charts and maps

My little island

location : brain and spinal injury centre, salford 18th October 2015 welcome to my little island.... its a follow on to last weeks island exercise where we'd landed and set up a community on the island.  After landing and knowing nobody was coming to get us, I reckoned on small settlements made from wood and... Continue Reading →

Back filling the well

Hi Folks - Anybody expecting a post yesterday, I do apologise - I slightly overdid it and ended up taking to my bed earlier than I first thought I would! Note to self - don't go Marching off to the computer store for an Ipad Cover after an Afternoon Shift at the war Museum.... Anyway,... Continue Reading →


Daily post prompt - Island No man is an Island - that's how the tale goes But for one hour, around sunrise on Alykanas Beach, I truly was at home on this little Greek island - Zakynthos We'd gone there on a family holiday.  The plane had landed late that night, so I let Mum and Dad... Continue Reading →

My Happy Place

Happy Place It's got to be the beach at Alykanas - Zakynthos When the time is right - it's perfect.  Azure blue seas that you can see the local wildlife in if you dip your toes in the water,   Gentle breezes to take the heat off from the Ionian sunshine and then there's the fish... Continue Reading →

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