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December 23, 2021, by David Clark

The September nights were drawing in, it was dark by six and the leaves were starting to fall. The grapes hung full and ripe on the vine, ready for picking. […]

David Clark: Lost in Time

August 30, 2021, by David Clark

“It’s a long way off the main road,” I commented as we bumped and swerved down the potholed road to the village, thinking of the tyres and suspe ...

David Clark: A Traveller’s tale

February 24, 2021, by David Clark

I listen to people’s travel stories with some reservations. “Yes I’ve been to that country’’. “I went to Rome, I saw the Colosseum ...

An Easter in Wymondham, Norfolk: April 2020

April 13, 2020, by David Clark

A sense of calm envelopes the town. People are out in the sunshine avoiding each other, but taking their exercise. “Morning’’, “mornin ...

  • Opinion: Modern-day slaves?
    May 11, 2017, by David Clark

    Britain is my native country. I was born and bred here, but I was living and working for some years in Bulgaria, my second home. My Bulgarian wife and I […]

  • Essay: The peace of the village
    November 6, 2013, by David Clark

    It was hot, very hot. The forecast was for unbroken sunshine and temperatures in the mid-30s. It was weather for hiding from the sun, not indulging in it. Our month-long […]

  • Letter to the Editor: Immigration
    January 25, 2013, by David Clark

    Dear Editor, I see that there is quite a furore about the rights of Bulgarian citizens to work in the U.K from January 2014. I think that the Bulgarian people […]

  • Narrative: Snow in Sofia
    October 5, 2012, by David Clark

    The sky darkens, slowly at first, and then with growing impatience. The gathering gloom, envelopes the city. The pregnant clouds press down. At first it is thin and weak, but […]