Whilst reviewing Mathew Lyons’ excellent The Favourite: Ambition, Politics and Love – Sir Walter Ralegh in Elizabeth I’s Court, I remembered a poem I wrote a few years ago about Ralegh. I reread the poem and thought it good enough to publish on Hobbinol’s Blog. The poem reflects on Ralegh’s ‘achievements’ as explorer, coloniser and entrepreneur as he -Continue reading>
Guest blogger Spud-I-Luv has been married for twenty-five years to his missus. He enjoys playing arrows with his mate in his local, brewing home-made rocket fuel, and spending time alone in his allotment. His article is in response to the post about Andrew Marvell’s ‘My vegetable love’.
Mer Favourite Veggie by Spud-I-Luv
Aye luv mer spuds. In all mer best nosh mer missus cooks: egg ‘n chips, bangers ‘n mash and noisette de boeuf aux olives et vin rouge, avec purée de pommes de terre. Y’see aye grow additional reading pleasure