Monthly Archives: November 2016

Erith, when it was in Kent

The following poem, ‘an Ode to Old Erith’, Robert the Devil’s stomping ground, written by Pat Watson in 1982, mentions ‘Bob the Devil’. ODE TO OLD ERITH It was always a shabby, funny town, when I was small: It’s only … Continue reading

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Sea sung ditty

Eeeh you can say what you like about the arts but a good old sing your heart out verse of song can work wonders. They say. How’s this then? Filched from ‘The Campfire Songbook’ by the plagiarisors  at the towers without … Continue reading

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Not Southampton then?

What is this that stands before me Figure in black which points at me Turn round quick and start to run Tomorrow’s plans are now in tatters Helia crane too smart human contact Commercial considerations are all that matters. With … Continue reading

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More from the haharchers.blogspot.com

Sunday, 13 November 2016 Well Played, Lilian And Oliver! On Tuesday evening, Lilian took a phone call from Rob – he has seen an AmSide property – Hillside – on the website and it looks just what he’s looking for, … Continue reading

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