Shayfer's Fire - Gathering of Nations

Pow wow is many things to many people. It is mostly a coming together, a celebration of life and the ancestors who have walked these...

Touch

We have quietly, almost without noticing, drifted into a new strange awareness. We have become something other than ourselves. I now look...

Going viral

So, 2020 seemed to be The Year of Living Dangerously and 2021, after the inevitable January Blues was going to get better and we'd all...

FIRESTARTER

So, there's a good reason - many in fact - why I call this blog 'Shayfer's Fire'. I've been fascinated by the fiery stuff since I was...

ICING

The Best Bits.....

So....the film magazine, 'EMPIRE', had a feature in which people from the industry chose their favourite, riveting, most moving or...

OUTHOUSE

SKOOL DAYZ

This is an edited selection of poems that explores the bewildering and diverse range of experiences children enjoy in a school environment.

A POEM FOR THE PEOPLE

A miscellaneous assortment of poetry, verse and lyrics reflecting on themes like ecology, the natural world, soul mates and broken treaties.

FIGURES OF SPEECH

An anthology of lone voices from all walks of life telling their stories to an audience whose reaction we never hear.

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