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Mixtape 12 – Reggae

Happy New Year! I thought you might enjoy something mellow today, after the excesses of Christmas and New Year, and what better way to ease yourself into 2018 than with a new mixtape of reggae tunes?

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Another year

When I sat down to write this latest blog update, I did so thinking that 2017 has been a quiet year for me as a writer, but it was actually anything but! In terms of writing, I haven’t spent anything like enough time on new work – the vast majority of the poems I’ve drafted […]

Newsround

A bit of a round-up for this blog piece. You may have read an earlier article on here where I wrote about putting my first manuscript together. Well, the great news is that I finished doing that by the end of January and sent it out to a few poet friends to give me their […]

Next steps

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 lock-in!

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

On tour!

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

Cheltenham – Part 2 (and other news)

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