Cheeky Magpie

A glorious sunny Sunday.

Plenty of time for a walk today.

Lily prances and plays.

“Let’s go now” she says.

And of course she talks !!

That’s what we do on our walks.

Off to the local countryside cafe`.

For me, a Brandy & Almond cake and coffee.

And you Lily, can quietly sniff around.

Wander the shopowner’s grounds.

So serene here, sitting on the bower patio.

Trees, flowers and birds on show.

Then a cheeky Magpie stops by.

Lily barks, but cleverly he stays high.

Atop the coffee-table, crumbs to try.

A delicious feast, and off he fly’s.

Lily gives him a parting yelp, and we leave.

Our pleasant afternoon’s reprieve.


Lily sniffing around…

Patio Flower Box
Scenic view from the patio area.
The Moorabool Valley Chocolate Cafe Entrance.
The Cafe Verandah seating area.
The Cheeky Magpie.

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G'day, and welcome to my blog site. My name is Ivor Steven, I live in Geelong, Australia. I'm an ex-industrial chemist, and a retired plumber, and a former Carer of my wife(Carole), for 30 years, who suffered from severe MS. I Write poetry about those personal thoughts, throughout and beyond my life as a Carer. I've been blogging for over 2 years, and writing poems for 19 years. Of course a lot of my poems are about my favourite subject Carole, but since I've been blogging my writings have become quite varied, humourous, mystical, observational, and even a few monster/horror poems.

34 thoughts on “Cheeky Magpie”

  1. Beautiful pictures Ivor. I love the name Chocolate Cafe, it beckons you in. On a cool day I’d enjoy a cup of hot chocolate and a toasted tea cake, and like you I’d be chatting away to your gorgeous Lily


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