Part one of one my Grandad's more epic poems, certainly relatable in 2020!
My Grandad’s Poetry 12 – The Marston Poacher
A poem about those who plied the illegal game hunting trade in the old days...
My Grandads’ Poetry 11: The Canal
In this poem, my grandad speaks of the canals around where we live and those who once plied their trade upon it.
My Grandads’ Poetry 10: Life
In which my Grandad discusses life, happiness and... canal boats!
My Grandad’s Poetry 9 – My Life
This poem is quite a personal piece from my grandad, talking about his philosophy on life and death.
My Grandad’s Poetry 8 – The Rock Mines
This poem talks about Northwich's famous mining industry and how it's workers lived back then.
My Grandad’s Poetry 7 – The Salt Works
This piece is about the Lion Salt Works in Marston village, right next to my grandparent's home!
My Grandad’s Poetry 6 – A Job of Work
This piece is about a grave digger that my grandad befriended as a youth.
My Grandad’s Poetry 5 – Great Budworth Church
My grandad's fifth poem features a structure very important to our family to this day.
My Grandad’s Poetry 4 – Marbury Pike
A fun poem about a gigantic pike and a local fisherman. A real showcase of my grandad's sense of humour.
My Grandad’s Poetry 3 – The Marbury Dun
This is a sad poem based upon a local story about a race horse.
My Grandad’s Poetry 2 – The Marbury Lady
The second of my grandad's poems covers a famous local myth
My Grandad’s Poetry 1 – Marston Verses
Unearthed for the first time in decades, this is the first entry from my grandad's own poetry collection...