Monthly Archives: November 2020

I Curlew

Dawn. It has been a cold night here on our little island in the marshes. Here we can sleep safe from the animals, the rufus and brown, the teeth and claws and the cracking of bones and scattering of feathers. … Continue reading

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Flight to Pembrey Harbour

At the far eastern edge of Pembrey Burrows, a wide tidal creek divides the dunes from the long disused pier at Pembrey harbour, and provides a normally safe roosting site for thousands of Oyster Catchers – small back and white … Continue reading

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Is poetry worth the effort?

I always have a book open while I eat my breakfast, and it’s always non-fiction. This week, and not for the first time, I am determined to read more poetry. I studied a lot of poetry at university. I love … Continue reading

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