Robert Melliard

Rookie - 10 Points (20 - 5 - 1953 / Georgetown)

Biography of Robert Melliard

Brought up in Kent, England. Studied English at Cambridge University. Didn't take full advantage of that privilege in my working life. Now live in Oviedo, Spain. Married with three grown-up children.

Robert Melliard's Works:

Each Day's A Diamond (SMH BOOKS,2006)

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Heaven In Tuscany

Remember when we sat on that verandah,
outside our rented, rustic Tuscan home;
among those hills, with cypress trees and vines,
just taking in the view and sipping wine?

I said that sitting there, with wine like that
and looks like yours, was my idea of heaven.
But I confess, on looking back,
it wasn't true:

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