Chris Darlington

Over the years Chris has helped lots of local people to record their memories and brought them to life in books, sometimes local plays and a C D. Subjects Chris has tackled over the past eight years have ranged from local sporting and industrial history, to true stories of our local evacuees and war memories.
During this time Chris has also help ...
Popular Poems
The Wisdom Of Old Age
Old age is something nobody warns you about
Even leaflets can’t tell you what to expect next
All At Sea
In an empty house
I feel all at sea
Her Music
The lyric of dawn is fading
Though her song be mournful
The Jumper
The Jumper
So much can be told by this old picture of me wearing a given jumper.
Hidden among its well-worn fabric and faded colours and patterns.
The hint of perfume my sister had borrowed to impress a new boyfriend
Give Me Back My Town
Give Me Back My Town by Chris Darlington
Looking up one day at the new Deck flats by the canal
I thought, this is not Runcorn nothing like it, nothing matches.
No beautiful dawn can rise up there in the clouds as is does on the packed tiny terraced streets below.


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