Avenues Open Gardens

PabloCats, Diary, Hull

Sunday 9th July 2017 My first visit was to artist Jackie Ward-Lomax’ garden, seen above in the background. Reading from the programme, which doubled as an entry ticket: The Avenues development started in 1875, originally known as the Westbourne Park Estate when it was first laid out by the enterprising developer David Parkinson Garbutt. Before this an 1869 plan shows … Read More

Bella a year on

Pablo4.67, Archive, Cats, Little stories, Photography, Text

I first saw her a year ago, A rainy winter evening. She came up my balcony, Had a bite, Then disappeared. Late summer she was here Again. Every day She inspected my kitchen. She approved it. She inspected Domi’s bed. She approved it. Long afternoon were spent, Snoozing, As the fall settled in. December came. She decided I needed A … Read More