The Rising Sun

August 2, 2015

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The Rising Sun, Berkhamsted Picture by the author Darren Greenidge

I wrote this in one of my favourite pubs nearby called the Rising Sun, a place you should all visit if in the Hertfordshire area. The Rising Sun where friends do meet And strangers too with tired feet A canal walk, as boats pass by Whilst happy faces laugh and cry The Rising Sun A […]

Posted in: Poetry

Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular UK Tour 2015 review

May 31, 2015

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Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular Sunday 24 May 2015 London nightlondon.co.uk

Last Sunday around 11am I was getting ready to head off to Wembley arena to see the Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular UK Tour (#DWSS on twitter). I was very tired at the time and did not feel up to going but by god did I wake up when I got there! I have been going […]

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White Bones by Graham Masterton book review

May 31, 2015

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White Bones: Katie Maguire Series (Book 1) Picture courtesy of www.waterstones.com

White Bones is book one of the Katie Maguire series of crime novels set in the beautiful city of Cork and the surrounding county in the South West of Ireland featuring Detective Superintendent Katie Maguire pursuing extremely violent criminals who try to make her life harder than it already is. I stupidly started with book […]

Posted in: Books, Entertainment

When You’re Old

May 30, 2015

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Lonely Old Person Picture courtesy of water-4-elephants.wikispaces.com

When you’re a baby people fawn over you When you’re a few years older you become hard to handle When you’re in your teens you become difficult to understand When you’re older you’re expected to be a superhero But when you’re old you become a burden to all around you No one wants to know […]

Posted in: Poetry

Shattered dreams

May 30, 2015

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Shattered Dreams by jaysquall jaysquall.deviantart.com

Your beaming smile Your twinkling eyes Your flush of life A shooting star A dream too many A dream to one A fantasy to all A unicorn’s run So unique this dream But many travel within this mist Blind yet you know Fumbling in the dark And yet you dally You dance a song Playing […]

Posted in: Poetry

Another Five Years

May 8, 2015

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Cameron, Miliband, Clegg by Political Cartoonist and Illustrator www.garybarker.co.uk

Tory blue covers yellow and red Leaving all other pretty much dead Except for the thistle who pricked a few thumbs A nationalist song is now hummed Heads will roll and blood will spill Whilst the people who voted don’t believe it’s real Another five years of hardships and cuts I for one have, like […]

Posted in: Poetry

X Marks the Same Tired Old Thing

May 7, 2015

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UK General Election 2015 speakingofresearch.com

So, after my first attempt at voting failed I tried again after the working day had finished where I had more time on my hands to stand around dithering until it was my turn to put that ‘X‘ on the flimsy piece of paper. As I queued up thoughts tumbled around my head about the […]

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