I was born and grew up here, and apart from a brief spell working at Rolls Royce in Bristol in 1973 I have lived here all my life, so far! Egremont is on the edge of the Lake District National Park and the surrounding area is exceptionally beautiful.I have been married since 1983, and have two daughters.I started to jot down a few words about five years ago, but prior to this time I had not written anything other than a letter or postcard, since I left school in 1971.

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Tom Higgins Poems

Fatty Bum Bum

How did I end up in this state?
I'm always fighting with my weight,
I'd like to put it down to fate,
but that ain't honest!... more »

United We Are Stood Upon

If I come across as a bit critical,
about some subjects, religious or political.
this is all because the fact is I,
am a critical kind of guy,... more »

A Cumbrian Lament

I lay me down in the shadows,
'cos I got drunk tonight,
I lay me down in the shadows,
'cos getting drunk ain't right,... more »

Tom Higgins Quotes

Comments about Tom Higgins

Tom Higgins 12 Jul 2019 05:43
I almost forgotabout this site.