Category Archives: Family

Inspection – a Haiku

Blossom buds in vase like new, the house, is gleaming In-laws come to judge.  

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Cyprus Days

I run down hill flip flop slap on dusty trail Zephyrs rise.   Warm sun heats olive grove Myrtle, Carob, Wild thyme too.   Heated herbal odours assail eager senses comforting, familiar.   Goatbells clatter sparrows fight while crickets chirp … Continue reading

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Hush Little Baby

Holly snuggled down into her quilt and once again forced her eyes shut; terrified that Santa wouldn’t come if she couldn’t get to sleep. She and Jacquie, her Mummy, had moved into the old thatched cottage after her Daddy was … Continue reading

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Baby Shower

“Well Marge, what a lovely couple!”, Ken pronounced as they drove off the drive. “You really think so?” was the sub-zero response. Ken sighed. The day had started so well… Marge was bubbling with excitement; they were driving to see … Continue reading

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