Thursday, 4 December 2014

Now Available !!!

Now live at Amazon, the paperback version of Black Clouds and Silver Linings.  Please use your local Amazon, the link on the right will take you to the U.S. version.

An ideal stocking filler for Xmas !

Tuesday, 22 July 2014

Zakynthos - Late June

Zakynthos –Late June

Swallows pull turns the envy of fighter pilots.
Airborne acrobats harvesting insects in mid-air
to feed a cornucopia of hatchlings.

Butterflies, fluttering flying machines,
the size of saucers, dancing between perfumed
blooms, prospecting, lured into pollination.

Feral kittens chase one another’s tails
up a convenient tree, regardless
of the difficulty of returning to earth.

And as the sun reaches its flaming zenith
and the furnace drives us beneath
what shelter we can find,

Careta careta swims for Africa
after laying her future in the sand.

Friday, 11 April 2014



Well thumbed
This old volume
Of my best loved poems.
I turn to them in troubled times
For peace.

They quell
The cacophony in my mind
So that I can focus
On what means most
To me.