M is a challenge. Mike is hard in a haiku And M is for Mike! Well, I’m really stretching it here! Mike is not an easy word for a discussion anyway – do you go for the abbreviation for a
How small is the Earth! A Martian landscape viewed with Curiosity Thanks to EarthSky.com for showing us this magnificent picture of Earth (courtesy of NASA) taken by the Curiosity Mars rover on 31st January. I’m not sure if you can
Go through the wormhole What futures await you there? Live long, or prosper? Picture from earthsky.org This is Wormfest week, and my haiku is in its honour. If you missed yesterday’s post you can still join in the blog hop
Challenge for April: Haiku through the alphabet. Make friends and have fun! Join the fun with the April A to Z Blog Challenge. Blog on something to do with letter A on the 1st, B on the second through to
Have you got a theme For the April A to Z? Reveal it with us! The #A2ZReveal is a great opportunity for everyone to get a jump start on your #atozchallenge #blogging experience. You can link up with fellow #bloggers,
My dainty snowdrops Adorn the side of my path. Don’t blow, winter winds.
Norfolk is not flat. Not as flat as Cambridgeshire. It has Broads, not Fens!
Optimism is all: Just two months to equinox. Only two more months…
Frost creeps down the slopes, Blankets the grass in the vale. All white in the night! I lost track of the numbering of the haikus I started doing last year. I considered starting afresh, or tracking down the number I
Decorations gone; Cold days of January Will give way to Spring. An optimistic opener for this year’s haikus. They do tend to wish the year away, though I’ve always considered January as somewhat of an endurance event. Wrap up warm,
Parties and fireworks – People celebrate worldwide. It’s Jenny’s birthday! Dedicated to all my friends and family who have birthdays between 15th December and 8th January and who get a raw deal, year in and year out. Jenny confessed to
Christmas cards posted, Meals planned, presents wrapped, tree up. Soon friends will arrive!
To save the planet You must learn to grow real food. Join the Seed Savers! I’m pleased to be part of the Blog Tour for S. Smith’s Heirloom – the third book in the Seed Savers series. I was very
Tuesday haiku #30 is dedicated to the wonderful Stanley and Katrina, whose book The Perpetual Papers of a Pack of Pets has been published in a second edition with a sparkling new cover. You can read my review of it
Acts of terrorism Recalled by burning Guy Fawkes? It’s just Bonfire Night. “Remember, remember, the fifth of November – gunpowder, treason and plot…” In my youth we had a bonfire at the end of the garden, and my dad set
Back to GMT: Mornings lighter, eve’nings dark. For a little while.
The time draws nearer for editing the next book – called Bravo Victor!
Hugo’s password is October First is too late From Fred Hoyle’s great book. In the Traveler in Black and White, Saku gives Hugo (Lord Mariusz) a password, in case he gets stuck on the other side of the time tunnel
Summer is over. Autumn Equinox is past; There’s more night than day.
The other day some of my friends gave up playing their golf game and turned it into a blackberrying session! I admit I’ve turned a bird-watching session into blackberrying, but it pays to take a bag or two with you.
Today, a little haiku to celebrate my Readers’ Favorite reviews. Not that everyone else’s reviews aren’t just as welcome and important! Five nice shiny stars Adorn Princelings one and three. Hope Pirates shines too!
Someone I visited on the Best of Summer Giveaway Hop mentioned all those essays being written about “what I did in the summer holidays”… Here’s mine. This was my summer: Tear a hip muscle; In bed with flu in July,
August’s nearly done Holidays are memories. Back to work and school.
I’m a little late with this one, since the Perseid meteor shower was a weekend ago, not the one just gone. I stepped out of my back door to watch them on three nights, just before I went to bed.
Where to find inspiration, for the next group of haikus? I know… What are you reading On these hot August evenings? Let the tales unfold!