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Tagged: Poem

Haddock Florentine with mustard roasted carrots (gluten free, low lactose, Low FODMAP)



It’s grim ‘up north’ today, the weather is grey and dismal at February’s threshold, still winter then? Few frosty mornings have occurred to evidence winters grasp on the landscape, just sodden foliage and waterlogged boggy moor – a relentless morass. … Continue reading


My Beautiful Butterfly


My Beautiful Butterfly ‘Once upon a time, there was a beautiful girl sitting by the lake watching the butterflies dance’.   A dress, with this writing, was bought for her birth, At the time I’m not sure I realised its … Continue reading


A poem about having an anaphylactic attack…


I wrote this poem after my last very frightening anaphylactic attack which got me whilst I was on my own, at home, in the middle of the snow in February last year. Fear grips by Ruth Holroyd My lips are … Continue reading


A poem about the frustrations of eczema, allergies and asthma


Here is another poem I wrote a while ago about allergies and some of the frustrations I often feel. “Have you really got an allergy? It’s all in your mind!” I don’t think they really mean to be unkind One … Continue reading