The wine has all gone !

It’s tough here at work

The calm before the storm

We are in for a bad time

And the wine has all gone


We’ve new staff trained

To manage the load

it’s hard to feel bright

Now the wine has all gone


Forms are ready

There is ink in my pen

The phone rings constantly

I guess I could try gin


There’s a blue sky

No clouds to be seen

Were not sure of impact

and the wine is all gone


Is the an end to it all?

Is there a positive vibe?

It’s going to be ok

Cause I’ve got creme de menthe



Christmas Do!

Sausage rolls and quiche Lorraine

dips with carrot and celery sticks

olives stuffed with great delights

kebabs on skewers

crisps in bowls

chocolate cake with smarties on

After eights waiting til late

warm white wine from a box

polite conversation

Christmas music

The clock ticks slowly

the time drifts on

Its 8pm I can go home

Yet another Work Christmas DO!




It’s finally here

I waited a year

my case is packed

I’ve checked it twice

I’m panicking wildly

have I forgotten anything

I’ve my toothpaste and bikini

what more do I need

The sun will shine brightly

the sky will be blue

Drink lots of wine

Sleep all night

Enjoy the scenery

and relax for a week

where am I going

you ask and I say

I’m off on my holybobs

Hip hip horrah

You’re wearing jam

its funny sometimes how things don’t go quite right

you wake up in the morning and you know straight away

its going to be one of THOSE days.

When Monday arrived it was exactly like that


The flights were all cancelled not just delayed

The french air traffic strike was going to drive me nuts

it looked from the start on my few days off

I was going to be stuck stuck stuck


Then a trip to the tip, the bags all split,

I love a good root around looking for gold

I bought four pictures a pound a piece

Bargain I thought, great on my wall


Then looking on ebay, my pictures were there

A tenner a pop, the days finally looking up

Then another good thing was the wine that i bought

was only half price, what a result


cheap wine, pictures, the air strike has lifted, I’m flying away

My friend laughed and said ‘you’re wearing jam’

Its a jammy sort of day  my glass is half full, thank you my friend

for making me smile, the day was great to the end



Hello and Welcome to the Javabean cafe

Hello and welcome to the Javabean Café
Step inside, have a beer or a glass of red
Maybe sip something hot, with the steamy jazz
Take a seat, relax and listen to the music
123 223 feel the beat moving in your feet
As it rises up, the music takes speed
Close your eyes? Can you feel the rhythm?
Are you swaying from side to side?
These semi quaver are not so fast
Take your turn, improvise, your solo
This jazz bluesy piece has a funky back beat,
The rhythm is faster, tap your toes wildly
The sax plays short sharp notes as they blend
You can lose yourself in the music
You can be anywhere, a little café in Paris
A taverna in Greece on a summers evening

Get lost in the music feel the rhythm live the beat
It makes you feel alive and kicking
And if I close my eyes just for a moment
I’m living life rather than life living me
It sounds as if as if everyone is talking at once
Then slowly they start to sink into harmony,
Close your eyes it’s a camel in the desert
A snake being charmed, exotic dancers
The music slowly dies away, it is the calm after the storm
The wine has been drunk, the bottles are empty
The music stops, everyone has gone until the next time
When the music will whisk you away to pastures new