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Rik Mayall RIP

I’m again saddened to hear of the unexpected demise of one of my childhood heroes (teenage years – see previous post). The one and only Rik Mayall. Much has been said in the outpouring of tributes about his roles in … Continue reading

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My 1st Bike – a poem for World Poetry Day

I remember vividly getting my very first (& only) ‘new‘ bike as a child. It was a crisp Christmas morning in the mid 1970’s. I hadn’t asked for a bike, mainly as I wasn’t able to ride one, so the … Continue reading

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I was a teenage (mutant ninja) poet

In my teenage years, at home in South Wales, full of angst and acne, alone in my bedroom, I created a poet alter-ego “Dai Verse” and wrote poetry (quite a lot of poetry). I later started to teach myself how … Continue reading

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