First night nerves

Well! I finally did it, I went to an evening of live poetry readings to read some of my poems. It was in a café I sometimes visit in Wolverhampton called WildBytesCafé and they have a monthly event called Viva Voce. I was rather nervous, or maybe a bit more than rather 🙂 as I’ve … More First night nerves

London, Book, Fair

I never win when I enter writing competitions and so here we are again 🙂 This week I entered a competition to write a Sonnet, a Haiku and a Nonnet. Now I’ve not written a sonnet or a nonnet before, or at least I don’t think I have but that’s beside the point. So first … More London, Book, Fair


Hello and thank you to all my subscribers, old and new. I apologise for not following in return to most of you, it’s just that I don’t have the time to read all your work. Either my email gets bloated to hundreds and I start with good intentions to spend time reading each one but … More Gratitude