it goes on day after day the United Nations turn a blind eye.
Is there ever a good time,I would hope not.
You never know when someone will go.the shock is tremendous.
Each day our eyes are filled with needless death,it breaks my heart all the people who die needlessly while governments sit and watch.
Once again a child dies needlessly,face down in the sand.
Inevitable war and consequences,a child is left like a discarded piece of rubbish.when will it stop.
Cuts deep,it's one of those sounds none of us want to hear.
The worst nightmare for any parent to come across.
Thomas died five years ago on 8th August 2010.This is a short poem to let him know we still think of him often.
Time in life where you don't know the end result.
Darkness leads to fear and despair.
When nerves get the better of us.
The time in life we all go through at sometime.
A brutal regime that operates on violence.
Every one has their mind in revelations due to stress,how we handle it says a lot about your character.
Another tragedy comes to light in the news.
The story of our new puppy.
To help is to recover.
Keeping a level head when all around crumbles is not easy.
My life and family have been blighted by each at some point.like a lot of families.
Nature is beautiful,scary,enthralling,mesmerising all at once.
What does the future hold?
When everyone has gone to bed,my time.
The final one to be born.
The mischievious one is born.
My second born twin.
My second born child.
Story of my first born child.
I felt compelled to take a stance against tyranny,and extremism.
The mind can be a confusing thing.
Kids opinions of adults change.
Christmas time is magical,time of year I look forward to so much.
Taliban hit new low.
Waking in a state of fear.
Been diagnosed now for a year.its a pain in the butt.
Love the early hours,feeding the birds,at one with nature.
My Mum would have been 73 today,how I miss her.
an ever present topic,
Emotions rule life.
I have a big family,I have found this recipe to be a constant success over the years.
Repeating every day,can be monotonous .
This cat has been through the ringer.
Money worries seem to have followed me all my life,like so many big families.
Looking back on past years,some were memorable.unfortunately others were memorable for the wrong reasons.
The quiet time is my time.the time I get to chill out and relax.
What's acceptable criteria for a hero?
I wonder every day who he is.what he's doing now.
I tried to reflect my families and my feelings about how much of a loss it is to see our dog depart.i hope I did his memory justice.
Calmness can be unsettling at times.
Our language can be a tad difficult to decipher at times.
Mind plays tricks on you.
Life has a way of throwing you when you least expect it.
Scotland's date with Destiny.
Many years pass,still there's no cure.
The total so far,11 deaths,15 births and more to cone.
A truly horrible and cruel incurable disease.
What's the right way? what's the wrong way?
Where does the killing end?
This memory is as fresh today as it was when I was 5.
Scottish people are blessed with amazing views.
Awful nights spent at the edge of fear.
Controversial subject that's split the medical field over the years.
depression is a sentence you deal with every day.
The ups and downs of chronic back pain.
More unnecessary deaths.
Are they what they appear to be?
Twins come about.chaos happens.lives tuned upside down.
I had the idea for this story whilst on holiday up the North of Scotland,chilled out holiday leads to overactive imagination.
I love to cook,it's such a calming enjoyable pastime.
Footballers losing the rag.
Football crazy,drives fans mad.
The men and women who are lower than parasites in the public domain.
The law often infuriates people at its insanity.
Life's full of ups and downs,how do we deal with them?
Tragedy each day in the news,another soldier loses their life.
England not in a World Cup is a weird thing,just used to them being there.
Too many soldiers,too many deaths.
First big lads weekend away.
Ive been known to go wandering.
Having kids was the best thing I've ever done.
The best pet we ever had.
The highlands are a beautiful sight,breathtaking.most countries have their beauty spots,but I have never seen scenery like I have in Scotland.
Easy to say,harder to do.
A boy in a class of his own.
BONAFIDE NUT CASE AS WE SAY IN SCOTLAND.
Tv choice is immense now,never stuck for something to watch.
Life passes in a flash,blink and you miss it.
Some days you can't help people no matter what you do.
Multitude of the good and bad.
Touchy subject no one likes.
Nothing worse than the feeling of being let down.
We all know this person.
Some people fascinate me,some people are so mad you wonder how the can be so accident proned and never do serious damage to themselves.
Barrhead is an education in itself to be raised in.
This guy exists in every walk of life,theryre a bit accident proned,but good at heart.
This is a guy we have all met.Hes the jack of all trades,but the master of none.
A poem about life as it stands for me.not always easy.
This poem was hard to write,as the subject was very emotive.
A heart felt poem.
This is a poem I wrote many years ago about a lone warrior in times gone by.it is short,but hopefully it expresses the hard times suffered in times gone by.
Reality TV has really took over TV in recent years.i know lots of people who are addicted to it.
When I lost my brother I felt my life had halted.
Spicy wedges are a quick snack to make and are delicious .
Sweet an delicious,very easy to make.
This idea I made up one late night I had nothing sweet in the house.i put it altogether and they tasted fantastic.
This dish was very cheap to make,I think after making the meal I calculated it at roughly £2.50 to feed 6-8 people.not too bad for this day and age.
Doesn't look the most appealing dip,but the taste more than makes up for the look.
I suffer from Depression,some days it takes all my effort and stamina just to get myself up and out of the house.
This story I made up on the spot one night when I read a bedtime story to my kids,later on they got me to send the idea to a publisher,the rest is history.
Me and my kids have great fun making this dish.its a real hands on dish which is great fun to do,tastes amazing.
This dish was created by my daughter MEGAN.she threw ingredients together and suggested adding sardines,after much thought we added them,so glad we did.
It's a horrible illness,not easy to deal with.
This type of bread beats shop bought bread every time,and it's very easy to make aswell.
I've eaten this breakfast pretty much every day for years,I love it still,never get tired of it.
The most painfull day of my life without a doubt.still hurts to this day.my mum was a huge influence in my life,still is in many ways with the way I live my life.
Lovely tasting soup,very filling,lasts two to three days .