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Circle Of Life – By Lorraine Weightman

After moving back to Consett and especially over the last lockdown year I have taken up walking - very slowly at first - partly...

Another Miracle – By Lorraine Weightman

According to the dictionary, ‘A pilgrimage is a journey that someone makes to a place that is very important to them’ As a child the...

Written in Stone – By Lorraine Weightman

World Poetry Day is celebrated on Sunday 21st March. Founded in 1999 by UNESCO to promote the reading, writing, teaching and publishing of poetry; it...

Everyone’s a Winner – Lorraine Weightman

Observing how our ancestors alternated between feasting and fasting throughout the year, we see how food, nourishment, simple pleasures and celebrations played a major...

Written In The Stars – By Lorraine Weightman

The Stargazers among us were directed by astronomers to look out for what has been dubbed the ‘Christmas Star’ - also referred to ‘The...

Confusion – Poem By Lorraine Weightman

Almost seven, on a Sunda’, Settle down, to watch TV with wonder, The words of wisdom, floating on the breeze, But I can’t seem to see the...

We ‘R’ Family – Poem By Lorraine Weightman

Every day I learn something new,That rattles round in my head,The words - they’re not misconstrued -Instead of prayers, they’re said in bed.Stay home...

Comprehension – Poem By Lorraine Weightman

The birds don’t know what’s going on, They fly about, both high and low, Undeterred, chorusing songs, The blackbird, sparrows and even the crow.   The music builds up...

Right on Queue

I know how to queue, much better than you,I’ve stood on the round red spot,that’s stuck on the ground like a huge tattoooutside the...

See of Glass – Poem By Lorraine Weightman

My green box was out by 7am,I struggled with the weight,About 8 o’clock the collectors came,Which I thought was really great.Once back inside with...

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