The first fig from my garden…

It was perfect. Sweet, moist and refreshing. Straight from the tree. The most perfect fig I’ve ever eaten. I am thrilled. To eat and enjoy the fruit, literally, of one’s labour is so satisfying. I saw the fig almost by accident and noticed it was no longer green. I touched it and there was aContinue reading “The first fig from my garden…”

Purveyors of Death

They arrive each year, by first class OR in their private jetsSometimes, hundreds of the family Come to shop in Kensington Staying in their otherwise empty Apartments. Londoners are priced Out of their own home cityDictators and despotic sheikhs Kings of absolute monarchies Descend upon the annual arms fair The weapons and armory that ControlContinue reading “Purveyors of Death”

A blah sort of day…

It has rained quite hard today and I’ve stayed in. It’s great for my garden, and much needed. I have napped, in fact last night I fell asleep at around 7.30pm and woke just after ten. I went back to bed at midnight and slept through until almost eight this morning. This is in starkContinue reading “A blah sort of day…”