Higgs
Higgs
Jul 1

A lovely place that can't be found,
On any British map.
Yet one I used to see with Mum,
While sitting on her lap.

RIP Gordon Murray, creator of Camberwick Green, Trumpton and Chigley. Wonderful programmes from my childhood.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-36670186
Higgs
Higgs
May 30

Frantic on a fence-post,
It tweets without reply.
Feathers on the patio,
Reveal the reason why.

I love my cats.
However, on days like this, my feelings are mixed!
Higgs
Higgs
Mar 31

There'll be no more selling fork handles,
And no more "language" from Tim,
No more of those wonderful monologues,
For it's sadly goodnight from him.

RIP Ronnie Corbett (1930-2016)

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3517054/Comedy-legend-Ronnie-Corbett-died-aged-85.html
Higgs
Higgs
Mar 12

No room for dancing angels,
Just magic and surprise.
The devil's in the detail,
Of heads and open eyes.

If you're not familiar with the amazing work of the micro-sculptor Willard Wigan, check out his website.

http://www.willard-wigan.com/gallery/
Higgs
Higgs
Feb 24

Extraordinary pilot,
Flew craft of every make,
Set amazing records,
The rest have yet to break.

RIP Captain Eric "Winkle" Brown (1919-2016)

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/12167611/Captain-Eric-Winkle-Brown-obituary.html
Higgs
Higgs
Feb 12

I'm troubled by a past mistake,
A stupid thing I said,
The more I try to bury it,
The more it haunts my head.

I recently screwed up an interview. Badly.

The sensible thing to do is to learn from such mistakes and move on.
However, sometimes this is easier said than done!
Higgs
Higgs
Jan 31

Each time that Britain clashed against
The Continental powers,
We'd turn to him for guidance,
Throughout those dreadful hours.

And as our hopes were dashed again,
And annihilation came,
He'd remind us all, with jokes and quips,
IT'S ONLY A BLOODY GAME!

RIP Sir Terry Wogan (1938-2016)

Sir Terry had a very long and distinguished career at the BBC and I will always remember him for his wonderfully irreverent take on the Eurovision Song Contest.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tgyoXMVi5Xo
 
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