Holocaust Memorial Day

One Monday morning, early in February, I attended two assemblies with Ireland Primary School, but assemblies with a difference. These were on-line and the bulk of the pupils were in their kitchens or sitting-rooms with just a few in their home classrooms. It was wonderful, inspiring and emotional. Together the 100 or so young people … Read more

Poem of the month – March 2021

Sea fret At first the sea-frets come spaced days apartThere are sunny patches in betweenHe barely notices it, his head and heartNot synchronised the way they’ve always been.But Someone’s moving things, he can’t find his key,Names have been stuffed in a drawer Somewhere,Worries can assail him, Sometimes he doesn’t knowWhere he’s going, when he’s halfway … Read more