A parcel of joy in the post yesterday

When I went to the post office yesterday to post a parcel I collected a couple of parcels that had arrived for us.  One of the parcels was addressed to Granny and Pa Marsh so I was intrigued before opening it. The parcel was from one of our granddaughters in Canberra.  She had made us…

Philip Larkin

I have always loved poetry and I was recently looking through some of Philip Larkin’s poems and these couple of lines stood out for me. I have always appreciated the poetry of Philip Larkin. ┬áHis many honours include the Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry. He was offered, but declined, the position of Poet Laureate in…