Monthly Archives: July 2015

On Being a Poet

Some while ago I wrote two posts, the first called On Not Being a Poet and the second On Not Not Being a Poet. Logically the follow-on would be On Being A Poet, and it says something about where I … Continue reading

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Transport of Delight

Back in the 1950s, comedy duo Flanders and Swann wrote a song called┬áTransport of Delight, a cynical but affectionate tribute to the London bus. In those days people took public transport for granted. A lot of people didn’t have cars … Continue reading

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