Sods & Graces

Sods & Graces

When earth gives way to the farmers turn, all thoughts of sods and graces are lost to the art of survival, as time drips endlessly to the relentless beat of the rotation tune. This land beneath my feet is scarcely different to that which generations before did proffer...
The Reef

The Reef

At some point, deep and distant, the storm began to brew. Was it you or me, it matters not because it blew you right into my arms. A X
Winters Coat

Winters Coat

Put on your winters coat and wait awhile. Catch the breeze, the scent of resting hedgerow as cold nights give way to short days of bright blue skies and a promise of spring. My eye rests on a robin, a radiant chest of health aglow to all the possibilities of a New...
The 500

The 500

It was a dark and dingy night that kept King Arthur alive in those fretful hours between losing a battle and being about to lose a war. Through miserable flooded fields did they make their way with precious hedgerow as their cover between them and certain oblivion. It...
Village Cricket 

Village Cricket 

And so it arrived, the hotly anticipated East versus West Upton village cricket face off. Tensions were running high in the build up with not even a dog to be seen on the streets in the hours leading up to the game. Just as well really as a dog on the Upton Main...