Under the Spotlight in the Poets’ Directory

This week I am honoured to be the Spotlight poet on the brilliant Poets’ Directory, created by Colin Bancroft, also the creator 192 Magazine and the brilliant Kickstarter funded Nine Pens whose first poetry collections are about to be launched into the world very soon. Colin is also the author of the poetry collection Impermanence […]

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WE HAVE EATEN ALL WE COULD NOT ACCEPT – IMBOLC

Come Imbolc / we’ve left the gate on the latch / waiting Come Imbolc / turn us over and all else / outWe’ve left out straw to ignite ashes into actionInto obliteration / cleanse this dust / this despair Come Imbolc / empty us / our bellies lie openEager to be burped / belched / […]

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4 More Sleeps Till the Dragons Fly

Flight of the Dragonfly Spoken Word is back for its first online event of 2021 on the 16th February at 19.30 GMT and I get to be their lucky first guest. There will be, as usual, a feast of poets reading at the open mic, lead by event organisers and fellow poets Barbara Mercer and […]

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Prismatica Magazine – Issue 15 – Jan/Feb 2021

Absolutely thrilled to have a short fictional story in the latest issue of the impeccable Prismatica Magazine and to be in such glorious company and not to mention the incredible cover artwork by Dylan Mooney. My story is called A Funny Kind of Faire Tale. You can read it via the link below and even […]

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Cheltenham Poetry Festival, Recorded Set

On the 8th of January I was the lucky guest of the Cheltenham Poetry Festival live on Zoom with the astounding Catrice Greer and a gorgeous group of poets reading that the Open Mic. Below is the recording of my set, a 25 minute tour of the first 45 years of my life, poetically, with […]

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