The Sad Tale Of The Reckless Rhubarb

This is the second in the series Doggerel for the Discerning currently appearing over on The Yorkshire Times website … The Sad Tale of the Reckless Rhubarb ‘Twas on a clear and moonlit nightin Castleford’s green fields,the stick of rhubarb’s mind to thoughtsadventurous did yield. And turning to his nearby love,he made a solemn pledgeto…

Yorkshire Times Article: Goole Revisited

As a child in the sixties, I lived and played down Jefferson Street in the Port of Goole. Home was handily placed for an unpaid job as ball boy with the town’s football team at The Pleasure Grounds. We could hear the busy railway lines that ran from Kingston Upon Hull to Doncaster (the same…

Quick October Update

An opportunity has arisen to write for The Yorkshire and Lancashire Times on the internet. The poetry blog entries I upload here on WordPress have attracted the attention of a group that publishes news, arts and literature features on the web and I have been asked to supply the occasional piece for circulation under their…