Monthly Archives: September 2018

Save Our NHS, Sell-Off, Giving Something Back, ​Wounded Healers Album Launch, Yorkshire Football​; South v West

Last night I went to a Save Our NHS, presentation and film; I am not an overtly political person but I do admire and I am grateful for those who do put the big issues before their own personal needs. … Continue reading

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Doncaster, Ibiza, Formentera, Castles, Cathedrals, ​Nudist​ Beaches, And All Inclusive

So my friend said, look if you give me a real good wedge of money I’ll sort you out putting on a stone in weight, getting loads of midge bites, a touch of sun-stroke, and a reasonable amount of hangovers. … Continue reading

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New Publication, Other Blog, Small Notebook, Serialisation, No Sensation, Poems Written in The Theatre Of The Empire Of Great Britain

Let’s start with the introduction: The absolute pleasure of writing in a small notebook, no sooner is the poem started than it is completed. The book was bought on vacation, in the most charming town of Royal Tunbridge Wells. We … Continue reading

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Arvon, Lumb Bank, Ted Hughes, Normal Stuff, Futon Shop, New Desk 2, # 200 Fish

That’s it then. The week on the Arvon course, at Lumb Bank, the one time home of Ted Hughes, is over. Not one photograph of Sylvia Plath was to be seen. I suggested, whimsically, to my new friend, and fellow … Continue reading

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