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A Silly Poem For My Wife On Valentine’s Day

Please be mine On this day of Valentine It’s not like you have a choice So you might as well rejoice Because you are my wife And that’s a job for life Unless of course You have grounds for divorce But you’ve stuck with me this long To leave now would be wrong And if…

Let’s Make A Day Of It

I enjoy a made-up-day as much as anyone. This month alone we’ve observed ‘World Sandwich Day’, ‘World Television Day’, ‘World Toilet Day’, ‘World Kindness Day’, ‘Beaujolais Nouveau Day’ and the ever-ridiculous ‘Black Friday’. And those are just the ones I’ve mentioned on this blog. I missed the opportunity to cover ‘Hug-a-Bear Day’, ‘Spicy Guacamole Day’…

Birthday Blues

Hello blogosphere! Today is the 4th April and therefore it is my birthday. My birthday is on the 4th April every year and I fully anticipate maintaining this tradition for many years to come. One of the main reasons, indeed possibly the only reason, that I went into the education profession was that the 4th April…

Olympic Inspiration

Watching Olympians Achieving their feats Can be inspirational And truly motivational Maybe in time I’ll use this inspiration To positive Life-changing Effect I’ll pull on my trainers And go for a run Or pick up a racket Or buy a new bike I’ll train and I’ll enter An endurance event I’ll push myself hard I’ll…

Q Is For Queen

Q is for queen. There are four of them in a pack of playing cards. There was a band called Queen. They had a few hits. Bohemian Rhapsody was quite popular. The British head of state is a queen.  People call her The Queen. It’s her birthday tomorrow. She turns ninety  apparently. It was also…

European Disunion

Today is apparently a big day for the UK in terms of our relationship with the rest of Europe. Our beloved Prime Minister, and genuine man of the people (you may detect a hint of sarcasm but I offer no comment), is trying to negotiate a better deal for us, with many predicting that the…

Having My Cake And Eating It

Why do I avoid The things that are good for me In favour of the things that are bad? I know I’m happier When I’m healthier And usually I’m wealthier Because the bad stuff is more expensive Than the good