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poem A knight to remember

A ‘Knight’ to remember

Neil Entwistle, Houghton Let me tell you an old fashioned story A Lancashire tale through and through And although there are some who would doubt it I’m inclined...
Poppies

One stop beauty at Poppies

When Saima Akram was made redundant from the customer services job she loved, she was understandably upset but decided to turn a setback into...
interior trends

Forever or Fad?

By Jayson Branch, creative director, Castrads Instagram, Pinterest, Houzz and the interiors press are constantly showing us what design trends are “in” but things can...
Lionel Morton featured

Unforgivable – my violent dad

The boy stood on tiptoe at the kitchen sink, looking out, screaming, crying and sobbing like only a child can, watching as the hammer...
poetry I wish I could Eat a Cake

I Wish I could Eat a Cake

Winifred Dalley, Colne I wish I could eat a cake Without an inch it would make Or strawberry ice-cream That when I stand on the scales I don’t smother...
poetry Mother knew the rules

Mother Knew the Rules

By Rod Butterworth, Rochdale If your wife looks in the wardrobe And says there’s nothing she can wear Then say, ‘we’re still going out my dear So go...
pennines

Pennines

By Derry Jones March, Harrogate I’ve seen them from the east I’ve seen them from the west I find it hard to reckon Which view is the best I’ve...
Poetry Milestones

Milestones

Susie Marshall, via Email The girl is growing up, things are changing. Some barely noticed, just tiny shifts in behaving. Milestone shopping trips which have to be...
Anti smacking poem

Anti-smack

Lionel Morton, Rosudgeon, Cornwall To take a big stick or a strap to a child Who may have been going a little bit wild Is tantamount to...
poetry Life is a Dream

Life is a dream

By Irene Nutter, Burnley One is born into this world, as we believe. We enter into the bright light, we cry or expel a scream from our...

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