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Home-Made PhD Project 7: Weekend, Playing With Memory From A Distance, Turtledoveland Takes Off The Edges And Provides The Vague With Fade

It was three and a half years ago that my son Joseph and his girlfriend Marija’s visit to see us for the weekend led to a video being made using Turtledoveland. Now, for project 7, I adapt a poem from the … Continue reading

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Fuschia Pink, Azure Blue, And Turquoise

I’ve just bought 3 Soumkine notebooks, from those fine people at Cult pens, to bring a bit of colour to my writing. There have been occasions when I did write in a multitude of colours, which I must be honest … Continue reading

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Is Nostalgia Such A Bad Thing; Is It Not Good To Look Back​

When I went away fishing I took my old arts and crafts bag with me. I found a sketchbook in there, bought at the Tate for sketching and writing I guess, but begun in 2012, and last opened in 2016. … Continue reading

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No, No Really, I Have Been Fishing

Well ok I didn’t actually hold a rod and line, or a net for that matter, but I did give support; morally, psychologically, and sustenance wise. Yes, I kept my son company as he fished the well-stocked fishing lakes of Woodlands … Continue reading

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I Get Knocked Down But I Get Up Again

That rousing song of the same title by Chumbawamba reflects how I feel today: It’s time for me to begin my next volume of The Long And The Short Of A Part Of My Life; It will be out on iBooks in the … Continue reading

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poetryshop where are you

With the new lease of life for this blog I believe comes the need for audio & video. And therefore an opportunity to showcase one of my websites: poetryshop.co.uk, which is where I will post work for viewing on this … Continue reading

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Low Highlights – Love of The Separatists

For my dissertation I had chosen to write poetry in response to art, to try and capture the instantaneous reaction. I asked Kate if she would like to go to the Guggenheim in Bilbao, in furtherance of the project. The … Continue reading

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