on light

talk to me about
how you really feel. open
my eyes to your heart


n.b. Sometimes the evidence is ignored in hope of something different from the obvious. Seeing the light, speaking the truth, is all part and parcel of friendships, relationships and honest conversation.


CLP 02/02/2022

L-plates i

signal mirrored manoeuvre
clutch, select first, slow de-clutch
now release hand-brake


CLP 23/08/2021

On Change


Police seem reluctant to start



n.b. Surely a positive response would have been to engage with those wishing to hold a vigil and mourn for Sarah Everard on Clapham Common?

Instead, the use of regulation, confrontation and force was deployed to try and control and silence these women. Who decided that this was the appropriate response?

Over to you, Home Secretary, (or is this one question that the Prime Minister might actually answer?).


CLP 13/03/2021

L3 (Day 28): At the Window

Another day of tears. A venerated old man died along with one thousand, four hundred and forty-eight other UK victims of the pandemic. Tomorrow Will Be Good Day is the title of his book.

With that hope in my heart I withdraw from this one.


CLP 02/02/2021

On Numbers (x.7)

You are always here

How could it never be so?

Exeunt omnes


CLP 28/11/2020

On the Road xxv

On a two way street

travellers often cross paths

exchange kind greetings


n.b. Everyone has choices. Ironically, this bridge in Hoxne, Suffolk is where Danes on an excursion to Britain in CE 870, crossed paths with the Anglian king, Edmund. It didn’t turn out well for the Saxon. Besides being beatified soon after his death, little is known of him.


CLP 25/08/2020

On the Road XXI

A fork on the way

Seemingly simple choices

Have consequences


n.b. Old style traffic sign in Somerton, Somerset, that marks a parting of the ways. Which, let’s be honest, happens.


CLP 13/08/2020


I have offered my palm

Consulted the Oracle

Read the runes

Felt in my waters

Looked into the stars

Listened to the Universe

But I still want it


From the horse’s mouth


CLP 02/02/2020