Are you looking forward to christmas and all of the fun Have you bought your presents and your shoppings done I’m not quite into the swing of things i’m a bit unsettled you see On tuesday I helped at the food bank and it’s really bothering me The man who got upset as he came in from the street His choice was have the heating on or buy food to eat Talking of how life was fine then BAM! your job is gone No money for rent, the bills, the food, the list goes on and on He left a…

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Arriving at the Cafe, sitting down to lunch all of us together a lovely family bunch what you going to have mum? I hear the eldest say as I try to settle the little one who’s wriggling away Can we  have a burger and cheese and chips they shout as one of them knocks a drink over, and juice comes gushing out what you having mum they say, this menu is for you and as I take a glance at it I hear “I NEED A POO” the menu’s down we’re out the seat going to the loo no wonder…

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Oh Pudsey how your image, inspires us to donate On a night of fun and frivolity, that makes us all feel great But interspersed with sadness, of tales so raw and true As images of children in need, inspire to support you In a time of government cutbacks and money being tight who’d have thought last years target, could be smashed in just one night So now the night, is over and thank you everyone and this is where your money goes so support can carry on: Helping under 18’s dealing with Illness, distress, abuse or neglect Any kind of…

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This poem was written by me about 25 years ago for my god-daughter’s school project. It holds fond memories for us, and now her own three girls. Dare you read it all alone.  Haunted House I think there’s something moving, over by that chair But when I take a closer look it seems there’s nothing there Look something shot across the room, that gave me such a fright I hate being at home alone, especially at night And now there’s something creaking, it’s the bedroom door Oh I really hate this house, I’m not staying anymore I know that i’m…

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