Generally speaking, 2016 has been denounced as a rubbish year all round. The world lost a veritable cohort of famous people (I’ll miss Victoria Wood and Caroline Aherne the most), the UK voted to leave the EU and Donald Trump won the US Presidential Election. Not great, I’ll agree. But for me personally, 2016 was […]


A review of Keith Hutson’s debut poetry pamphlet, ‘Routines’.

Chuffed to be in a great new anthology featuring poems about pubs!

In which I burble about some IDP readings in Bristol and Exeter, as well as other news…

A highly enjoyable trip to Cheltenham and a bunch of other news.


A successful launch for Communing as well as a round-up of other news.

Cheltenham Reading 12 05 16

I was recently invited to take part in an Indigo Dreams Publishing showcase event at Cheltenham Poetry Festival. Never having attended a poetry festival before I didn’t know what to expect, and knowing it would be in a pub I thought it might be quite low key. Cheltenham is an easy drive for me from […]