Category Archives: People I have observed


The place was Rollright Stones An ancient ceremonial site The weather was abysmal Such a leaden light Submerged us in the mists of time Where a Cotswold group of friends Were indulging in a Smithsonian jaunt Which an icy vista … Continue reading

Boris Johnson ‘s buses

Wooden crates and paintings Of happy folk, to me It is his cry above all else Of non-conformity The word eccentricity Can sometimes be a way Of explaining but somehow I feel Its rejection thats at play He feels he … Continue reading


Skulduggery exists The perfidiousness creates The frame-up of the century Such Hypocrisy conflates Truthfulness and honour With the sanctimonious way Of misquoting and misinforming And making people pay Inventing pure falsehoods Wholly insincere Betrayal and duplicity So prophetic and so … Continue reading

Vianet D’jenguet of “MY CONGO” fame

A sensitive soul Who sees wildness like children do What is just realness Creation and more Touched by the sadness Moved by the gladness A tangible reason He says to adore The Congo “My Congo” across the great river Where … Continue reading

Paul Debbie and Toby

We all forget and take for granted How brilliant we all are How our bodies work for us In many ways we star In our own epic every hour Of every single day And thats until something Goes haywire and … Continue reading

MULAN the tigress

Abdullah Sholet became her full time carer 25 years old and apparently Ready to take on a job of looking after a tiger cub At an Islamic school where both could be MULAN Jamilliah a Bengal tiger Given to the … Continue reading

Alejandro Aranda

Home schooled self taught Pomona heard The woollen hat A fabled bird A visionary in many ways Whimsical and bound to raise Eyebrows heartsrings Mindfulness A gentle heart That tempers stress Imaginative in every way Believable to you I say … Continue reading

The local hero

Six days it took him From 6 to six In a raging heat With spade and picks Nicholas Muchemi A labourer he Rebuilt a road Diligently It seems a landowner Decided that they The people were using his land And … Continue reading

Sir Roger Scruton and Brexit

The power of sight The power of thought An ethical devide In the National Interest Conviction doesnt slide He talks of trust and belonging His feature of debate It is wholly precious What Common Law does state It has always … Continue reading

Creative genius

The whole equilibrium And soundness of mind A total fluency Being resigned To what is true nature Unembellished and real The unlaboured willingness Of waters that spill And a sculpting genius With Driftwood and glass What has been fashioned By … Continue reading