ABOUT ME

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Ken Fisher – The Bard of Kelvindale

I am Ken Fisher, a retired further education lecturer and Depute Principal.  After working for 10 years in the Scottish steel industry I changed career becoming a lecturer in Business Studies (and related subjects) in various colleges in the Glasgow Area.  My career progressed from lecturer, senior lecturer, Head of Department, and eventually Depute Principal of a large college.

My interest in poetry goes back a number of years when I first resorted to simple verses to mark birthdays etc. of family members. In latter years I have composed poems on a wide range of subjects.  Sometimes an idea stems from something I have read or heard in the media or at lectures or Church services, the theatre or discussion groups etc.  Sometimes the subjects are topical but not always.

I have an interest in philosophy, psychology, theology, astronomy and cosmology, and also in current affairs including politics and social science.  However I am no expert in any of these.

I am a member of Hillhead Baptist Church, Glasgow,  The Astronomical Society of Glasgow,  The Western Baths Club, a member (and Past-President) of Kelvin Probus Club. For over 30 years I have walked each month with the (now) West End Christian Walking Club.  [see various links below]

I hope you might enjoy the poems.  You can access them via the various panels in the sidebar to the website.

I have added pictures to accompany most of the poems which may help to focus your thoughts on the subject.

I will be happy to receive any comments – kindly or otherwise!

Ken Fisher
BA, ACIS, MCIM

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Wedding 23 Aug 1966                      Golden Wedding 23 Aug 2016

 

Another Anniversary!    This last week of September 2016 marks the 1st Anniversary of the launch of this Web-site – the Bard of Kelvindale.

See my Poem on that subject.

 

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In February 2017 I published my 200th Poem on the web.   Read it NOW

The following links are worth a look:

http://brettnichollsassociates.co.uk/

The Astronomical Society of Glasgow

Hillhead Baptist Church    – see also this poem Advent-ure

West End Christian Walking Club

Liquid Translations Ltd 

Fisher Management Consultants

The Institute of Marketing

The Institute of Chartered Secretaries

Kelvin Probus Club 

The Western Baths Club

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