My legs, leaden with a long winter’s sloth, awaken with a tingle and I begin to fidget, eager to walk, to work the stiffness off. At crack of spring, blackbirds and finches scoff loudly in the woods – a feathered quartet to rouse legs leaden from long winter’s sloth. Marvelling at the delicate hazy growth, […]

Footprints to the Past

A villanelle in response to imaginary garden with real toads – The Tuesday Platform   A simple flint tool left the world aghast, unearthed on a crumbling North Norfolk shore, led to fossilised footprints from the past.   Found on a coastline that’s receding fast in the Norfolk village of Happisburgh, a simple flint tool […]