richardpeeej

richardpeeej
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I enjoy playing the guitar, gardening, writing poems, doing a bit of cooking and catching up with my good friends on the net
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Recent pages by richardpeeej

Remembering stories of the pit ponies of Wales fired my imagination to say a little about the special relationship they had with the mine workers and how they helped the valleys to prosper in the days of coal production.
The article describes some basic information about the Manx Shearwater. A seabird that lives in the North Atlantic and migrates to South Africa for the Autumn and Winter.
A poem about two friends who meet up and go to a colliery canteen
A poem that describes using alliteration, the chills and cold of the long winter days which may even result in coughs, colds and visits to the doctor's surgery. It is times such as these when we look forward to the warmer days of spring and summer and flourishing gardens.
I thought I would bring the good news that our very good friend Songbird B (Bev) has won a first prize to the sum of £100 in a Poetry Competition run by United Press.
A couple of years ago, I had two old lamp shades and thought that I would see if I can think of a use for them. I am very interested in gardening so I thought that I would see if I could make a ball planter with them and attach it to the top of a spare broom handle.
A poem about how life can soon pass you by and how the seasons can change so quickly. We should all try to enjoy ourselves and be grateful for what we have.
It came to me recently how we all rush through our lives and sometimes do not have the time to stop and appreciate the important things. The nature that surrounds us, the wonderful views that are maybe on our doorstep and just take a break from the hectic lifesyle of today's modern wo...
I am hoping to get a snapshot of what Wikinut friends are doing on a day in their lives. By learning a little more about each other it will bring us closer together an indeed new friendship links may also be established...
Songbird B, (Bev) and I came upon an idea of us both writing a little something about Beddgelert, (Bedd is the welsh word for grave, and Gelert was an ever-faithful Irish Wolfhound who once lived there with his master). Beddgelert is a small village in the county of Gwynedd, Snowdo...
For all that are Welsh, March the first is a special day in Wales known as St David's day (Dewi Sant). The emblems of Wales are the daffodil and the leek. Wales is known for its green grass, due to its plentiful rain! its welsh choirs, its valleys and the lyrical voice of the people ...
Come and walk with me in the Darwin Forest which is in the heart of the Peak District in Derbyshire UK. We will then go to Bakewell for a tea and cake and finish our day down by the river Wye...
I enjoy spending my time in the garden in the summer months among the different varieties of flowers and vegetables that I grow.
In answer to Mark's Travel and Tourism challenge, I decided to recall a lovely cottage holiday I had with my family in the summer of 2011. The cottage was near a peaceful canal in Shropshire, England.
I love attracting wildlife to my garden, birds. butterflies and bees, and put out bread and fat scraps and also have three bird feeders and a birdbath out there. They all in turn help to keep my garden healthy and generally help to keep all the garden pests away...
I have found so much pleasure in my small garden and shed over the years I thought I would share my little haven with you all.
Sometimes we need to step outside our own comfort zone and explore a different place, or gain a different experience to our normal routine. This can be quite a daunting experience especially when we are taking our first steps towards our love for another...
With a little forethought you can create a quick, easy, and very tasty baked potato snack,
When you find that there are routine maintenance tasks to be done at home ,,,,you have quite a job to find anyone!!
Dawn can be a very special time of day for some of us, when we arouse our bodies from our sleep ready to face another day. How much we appreciate the sun, and depend upon its light for our well being. Hoping it will be there for many many years to come.....
In these cold and frosty days I am sure that we all have memories of the brighter days of summer and of the warmth that cheers our hearts...
A poem about the fine hen 'the Rhode Island Red' . A workhorse of a hen that is kept for its flavoursome meat as well as its egg laying capabilities. If anyone has kept hens you will know that they can all have their own special characters....this poem is about one such character...
In the cold days of winter it is nice to keep warm and what better way than to prepare a hot drink for yourself.
As a good friend a flower blooms in the summer and can remain with you for many years. By collecting its seeds and sowing again in a new season it is possible to maintain a gardenful of colour. With this comes the satisfaction of knowing that it is your efforts along with the help of ...
I am sure that we all have daughters and sons and are constantly cleaning and tidying up after them. I am sure that many of you can relate to this one.
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