Tag: Covid-19

Birdlife

Birdlife

“It was brutal, but wasn’t that what nature was, what we were, made brutal by our drive to survive?”

All Change

All Change

It isn’t always possible to see that things are changing, it can happen so gradually that it’s hard to detect, or you’re so immersed in the moment that you don’t notice – and then you find that suddenly your hair covers your eyes, new lines 

To and Fro

To and Fro

LOCKING DOWNAs lockdown rumbles on, my fantasies begin to revolve around journeys. I roll the memory of driving into the grey January dank on the Saturday A303 around in my head; the cushion of the seat against the back of my legs, the low chatter 

Small Offerings

Small Offerings

BeginningsThere was something in the way he raised his hand to thank the traffic as he crossed the road, open, confident, yet slightly apologetic. He was about seventeen, golden, a guitar case slung across his back. It was a few days before the lockdown. Days 

Love in the time of Covid

Love in the time of Covid

Sonnet 8 ‘And suddenly it’s love, no matter who I’m writing to. It used to be warm wishes, kind regards or yours sincerely. Now it’s lots of love to all with rows of kisses. What’s going on? I only have to watch the news to