Rinkly Rimes is a daily compilation of original verses, parodies, comic rhymes, children's poems and even, sometimes,'serious stuff' (but not often.)
Wednesday, January 6, 2010
Gliding so slowly down the mountain side. Leisurely, languid, see it glide. Almost motionless, but not quite. Carving a pathway, left and right. Icy, sparkling, petrified stream; Every facet seems to gleam. Rivers fed by the melting ice
Will fill the paddy-fields with rice.
Born in England in 1931. Evacuated in World War 2. Trained as a teacher at Brighton Training College, Sussex. Taught in London. Moved to Zimbabwe. Seven years later worked on a mail ship. Married Malcolm in Capetown. Two children, Rebecca and Greg. Moved to Australia in 1974. After retirement worked for a publisher. Three grandsons, Blake, Harry and Max. Disabled by stroke in 2013. Now in wheelchair with husband as carer..