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 Honeycomb


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 Continue reading Treasure

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 My little island


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 Islands

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 My Happy Place

Ionian Blue

Warm blue skies in a Zakynthian Sky, white fluffy clouds go passing by floating away like waves in the breeze which lap up slowly, hitting your knees Golden sand meets with the blue of the sea Oranges hang high in a Greek orchards tree Little fish swim in the sea round your feet Nipping your toes … Continue reading Ionian Blue