Winter morning, Northern England

Winter morning, Northern England,Quiet frost has fallen down, Quiet scraping of the windscreens,Winter morning, winter sound. Winter children plead and wonder”Maybe will it snow today?”Probably not like it used to,Winter morning goes away. All becoming winter evening,After too short afternoon,Icy pavements walking home, thenWinter morning coming soon. Comes the morning one week laterWoken by transluscent […]

A memory of snow, 1963

A memory written down in 2013, but of a winter time fifty years earlier. In 1963 my birthday fell on a Sunday, just like this year. Sunday 20th January. And this year it has snowed too. But not like that year. As the Liverpool Echo recalls: “Many think back to January 1963, said to have […]