Britain and Borders – A Bloody Legacy

Northern Ireland remains the only part of the UK where same sex marriage is forbidden. It is the only part of the UK where politics is defined by religious extremism. Continue reading Britain and Borders – A Bloody Legacy

A Tree for Life

Thursday 3rd. March the writers’ group set this prompt: The soil yielded effortlessly to the spade. The following Tuesday, 8th March, I planted a tree. Whilst I was doing that I began to think about the prompt. This is the result. I changed only the tense. The soil yields easily to the spade. I’m planting a tree. I decided a while back that the garden needed another. I didn’t want it in the lawn, it would be too difficult to maneuver the mower around. Instead, I would enlarge the flower bed at the bottom of the lawn. Later I will … Continue reading A Tree for Life