Category Archives: The Guardian

The best of the (Guardian) books blog poets

The brilliant Guardian Books Blog has attracted so many great poems that the best now appear in a book called “Everyone’s Sense of the World Is Invaluable”. Because I love the Lakes and William Wordsworth this one really attracted me: Wm Wordsworth … Continue reading

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In praise of sloe gin

Near me are some woods and sloes grow there. Sloes are an intensely purple/blue fruit protected with vicious spikes. This year looks like a good harvest. But you need to be patient- they ripen very late and need a frost … Continue reading

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