Charles Bukowski

Poem: Ode to Bukowski

Poem: Ode to Bukowski   I have learned in life it is better to be wrong people talk to you when you are wrong they’re quick to tell you the right way but when you are right they ignore you  

November Sunrise

November Sunrise

November Sunrise   ‘Every dawn is a new day to a wise man’     Look to this day! For it is life, the very life of life In its brief course Lie all the verities and realities of your existence: The bliss of growth The glory of action The splendour of beauty For yesterday […]

Nature

Nature

Nature   “It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.” – Henry David Thoreau     Nature has a special place in my heart instilled in me from the early days of exploring with Freeway. It is both peaceful and fascinating; no matter how many occasions I walk along the same […]

Gravestones

Poem: Gravestones and bluebells

Gravestones and bluebells   water gushes, willow sways in the gentle breeze marble, stone waist tall lean, askew in time casting shadows on the bones below chiselled names and dates of the deceased, inscribed with rest in peace father, son wife, grandfather some forgotten others soaked in remembrance tears, a deep-felt sleep air filled with […]

Sir Terry Frost

Sir Terry Frost

Artist Sir Terry Frost   Last Saturday I went along to view the exhibition of work by the late abstract artist, Sir Terry Frost, at the Exchange Gallery in Penzance, Cornwall. I loved his work on display, paintings he created early in his career in the 1950s, the colours, perspective, simplicity and the thought behind […]

Sennen Surfing

Surfing

Surfing Pictures Sennen   ‘My father and my uncle just threw me into the water from an outrigger canoe, I had to swim or else.’ Duke Kahanmoku     I love surfing and the ocean, the thrill of it and the peace it offers me. Duke Kahanamoku is known as the father of modern surfing. […]