Lives taken

May 22nd 2017 at 10:31pm, it was a Monday. Myself and my wife, Jeni, were working a late shift and we had just finished. I remember Jeni telling me that she had just given a friendly bear hug to the security guard.We grabbed our coats and headed for the car; when we got home weContinue reading “Lives taken”


It’s Mental Health Awareness Week so I thought I would write a special poem for my blog.I myself in the past have had a terrible time with my own mental health. Back in 2010 I had a variety of businesses and I believed that I was having a mental breakdown. I went to the doctor’sContinue reading “Together”


Writing things down really helps, it gets the thoughts and feelings out of your head; that’s just one of the reasons I started writing in the first place.Recently I was reading a poem from my book, Life As We Know It; it’s on page 26 and entitled ‘Invisible’. I remember writing that poem while thinkingContinue reading “Invisible”

Emma’s poem

This poem was sent to me by Emma White from Glossop, Derbyshire. This is the first time I’ve posted someone else’s poem. Let me know what you think and maybe you might send me one of yours.