Archive of October 2016 - Antique Grandfather Clocks

Oct 09 2016

Alec’ Joyous Accouchement

stifled moans in drug-like sleep, pangs of pain are growing stronger the womb can’t, in safety, keep its burden any longer. in haste, from deep protection, thrust out into this harsh cold world, a life. such sweet perfection in fingers tightly curled; in tiny eyes and face screwed up. her soft and plaintive cry is […]

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Oct 09 2016

FURTHER CHESHIRE GRANDFATHER CLOCKMAKERS OF 18TH AND 19TH CENTURY

Later in the century were¬† William Latham, Macclesfield, 1775, Willliam Wilkinson,Congleton, 1780, and John Babtiste (Livery G.C.) 1786, of Northwich 1790. At Neston, Thomas Hardy made a grandfather clock, now in possession of the writer. Originally this belonged to Thomas Mealor of Neston and has remained in his family. Though its exact date is not […]

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Oct 06 2016

ALEC’S IMPASSE

IMPASSE i have seen human dereliction from alcohol and drug addiction and from other such afflictions that seem to prey on man i have seen children starving, crying, hurt and lost, alone and trying to understand why they are dying, prey of thoughtless man. syria’s streets will bear the scars of savage internecine wars. there […]

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