2014 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog.

Here's an excerpt:

The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 14,000 times in 2014. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 5 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

Click here to see the complete report.


Magical Tact

Worlds meeting worlds
Souls meeting souls
Connecting together
On this journey of life

If I may offend
If I may speak or write
Without diplomacy
Or magical tact

Don’t turn from me
Have empathy
For if I realise
What I may have said

I would feel remorse
Would want to make amends
Because your friendship
Means more to me than defence

Reindeers and Hostages

Unknowing reindeer
Light up suburbia
Glow with lights unrefined
While not too far away
Lights go out in a chocolate cafe
Hostages held captive
Hope to see another day

Thoughts be to those involved
And to family of same


City Under Siege

I packed up my life
I packed up my home
Waved goodbye to family
Waved goodbye to friends
Started a new life
In a land of safety and peace
My heart bleeds
For those caught up
In my city under siege

Snow Globe

Beautiful stars
Twinkle at night
Dance in the shadows
Of the moonlight

(Collaboration poetry between my daughter and I – I wanted Glittering Stars, No Mom – Beautiful stars, ok)


Puppies And Kittens

Hats and scarves
Cats and dogs
Twinkle in their
Very smart

Karaoke Monday

Just as writing is music to my eyes
So is music writing to my ears
And to have some fun, for perhaps on Mondays
We could do with some, it is karaoke time

Welcome to suggest your own
Happy to add them along with mine
It might really save others
From my selection showing my age LOL

Karaoke Time! 🙂

Thank you for the music – ABBA

You’re the one that I want – Grease

Something’s gotten hold of my heart – Marc Almond Gene Pitney Version

Thanking Riccardo and Sugar for inviting me to join the party 🙂