Don’t Forget…

  Don't Forget The message board hangs on the kitchen wall With post it notes in penciled scrawl Children's pictures on magnetic strips Parties, injections, and fishing trips That silly hat in a photo booth And how to 'Make your Custard Smooth' A takeaway menu for lazy nights Dental appointments and wedding invites Notes of dietary inspirations Meaningful... Continue Reading →

Just Smile… A Poem by Kate Hanford

Just Smile...A Poem by Kate Hanford These days people are always rushing around with heads down emersed in mobile phones. It seems like simple acts of kindness and good manners have been long forgotten. I wish people would take time to absorb what is going on around them. Then, they might notice the old lady... Continue Reading →

Dust If You Must

Dust if you must, but wouldn’t it be better To paint a picture, or write a letter, Bake a cake, or plant a seed; Ponder the difference between want and need? Dust if you must, but there’s not much time, With rivers to swim, and mountains to climb; Music to hear, and books to read;... Continue Reading →

Happy? Fathers Day

There's cards and banners in all the stores Football , camping and  the great outdoors DIY and all the rest You have to know your dads the best Whatever you do don't forget this date Where families gather to celebrate and show their love and gratitude With gifts and wine and special food and hugs from... Continue Reading →

Poem; Inside an Anxious Mind by Kate Hanford.

Hailstones stabbing a window pain family, money, guilt, and shame bees swarming, endless drone colours dark and monochrome bombs exploding, babies crying fear of failure, sickness, dying lightening flashes, here then gone bringing panic and doubt  upon      taps dripping, blackboard scratching cheating, anger, problem thrashing craving calmness, whimsical themes oblivion, stillness, peace, and dreams.... Continue Reading →

Inside an Anxious Mind by Kate Hanford

Inside an Anxious Mind by Kate Hanford If you have never experienced anxiety or depression you might wonder what it actually feels like. How Does Anxiety Feel? Everyone suffers differently and it is so hard to describe the confusion of emotions going on inside your head. Someone can appear to be fine but inside they... Continue Reading →

Simple Pleasure

Here is a poem I wrote about my favourite past time reading. What a pleasure to read a book by an open fire, in a cosy nook to be transported to pastures new with a comfy chair and a good strong brew to meet the characters, learn their fates family feuds and moral debates relationships covered from beginning... Continue Reading →

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