Thinking Inside The Box!

The second attempt at today’s Worldle took me to La Tête Carrée Library, Nice, France. It has four stories of offices and three stories of library shelves. The lion had no courageThe tinman had no heartThe scarecrow had no thinking headBut dreamed of being smart If only the road of yellow bricksPassed through the cityContinue reading “Thinking Inside The Box!”

Japan’s All Saints

Worldle Daily is a fun online exercise that throws up an image of somewhere on planet Earth and urges six tries to locate it using its embedded Google Earth tool. Clues in the photo generally help me to a solution within the first three attempts. Yesterday I found myself in Japan’s Nagoro Scarecrow Village, whereContinue reading “Japan’s All Saints”

The Magi come to Halloween

‘Twas the day before All SaintsWhen all through the ‘burbsMonsters and goblinsSwarmed the streets and the kerbs I was wandering the mallAnd stopped in surpriseAt the atrium vision– An apparition so wise. “It’s far too early”Part of me cried out!Another part welcomed And bid me chill-out. Do the visiting wise men goWith what bumps inContinue reading “The Magi come to Halloween”

Why Do They Persist!

Prompted by the Parable of the Unjust Judge (Luke 18:1-8) Why do they persistWhen those in power resist?Don’t they ever tire?Won’t anything douse their fire? Three years now they have kept up their cryThese seniors who wont let justice slip byHomes and savings have gone down the drainA preventable scandal that has caused swathes ofContinue reading “Why Do They Persist!”


Nuclear sabres rattlingPoliticians prattling Whistleblowers tattlingSurely the Apocalypse is nigh! Economy disarrayingEnergy dismayingClimate change displayingSurely the Apocalypse is nigh! Plague the world surroundingFear in all compoundingRage and ire resoundingSurely the Apocalypse is nigh! Fly by nighters cheatingScammers repeatingTheir benefactors treatingSurely the Apocalypse is nigh! The four horsemen out aridingBut One is ever abidingAlpha with usContinue reading “Apocalypse!”