WWI: Fifty two months, fifty two posts – 26 – Another Month of War

A look at the major events of the conflict during September 1916 September 1st Bulgaria declare war on Romania The British and Russian Governments conclude the “Sykes-Picot” agreement for the eventual partition of Asia Minor. September 2nd Fourteen Zeppelins raid England, dropping bombs from Gravesend, ast of London, to Peterborough. One Zepplin, Shutte-Lanz S.L. 11, … Continue reading WWI: Fifty two months, fifty two posts – 26 – Another Month of War

National Poetry Day is next week!

Next Thursday - October 6th - is National Poetry day in the UK and the theme is Messages.Because I like joining in with celebrations related to words, I’m setting up a queue on my tumblr to post a different poem every hour between 12am and midnight of National Poetry day (so that’s 12 poems in … Continue reading National Poetry Day is next week!

September Monthly Musings

The eagle-eyed amongst you will have noted that no musings made an appearance for August. This was due to a combination of the vicious, unassailable headache, and exhaustion from keeping going in spite of said headache. Basically August was a wash out, as far as me having any form of social life or doing anything … Continue reading September Monthly Musings

When I cannot see the Wood for the Trees …

... I go for a walk in the woods. I am lucky enough to live five minutes’ walk away from a large expanse of wooded nature reserve that teems with life - plant, animal and bird – and offers me an escape whenever I need one.  Disappearing between the trunks of oak, ash, beech and rowan … Continue reading When I cannot see the Wood for the Trees …