When Robert's poem, Abbaye St Wandrille de la Fontanelle, was first published, an admiring postcard from Kardamyli arrived in the mail: 'I was very moved by your charming short poem about St Wandrille ... it conjures up the magic of the place immediately.' It was signed Sir Patrick Leigh Fermor DSO OBE.
Let me tell you about a different approach to poetry which is my plan on the website. People enjoy hearing poetry read to them - hearing it spoken aloud was the favourite way to experience poetry in days gone by.
Are the songbirds that choose to live in and near your garden being catered for properly? Artists often need special attention, you know.