Tag Archives: being a poet

Hi-Viz is here at last!

Announcing the publication of my third collection.

Making a connection

On chip shops and getting the message across.

Opening up at closing time

Something about creativity, autumn and the dreaded lurgy.

News and a photo of a small dog

An update on the whereabouts of my next book and news about a forthcoming feature on my blog.

On (not) writing a poem a day

On giving myself permission not to write poems in NaPoWriMo.

Anna Saunders – ‘Ghosting for Beginners’ – author Q&A

I first met Anna Saunders in 2016 at Cheltenham Poetry Festival, which she founded in 2011. At that time Indigo Dreams had just published her collection, Burne Jones and the Fox. Two years on, the festival is still going from strength to strength and Anna has just published her latest book, Ghosting for Beginners, again […]

High praise

A lovely email from fellow poet Steve Xerri.

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 […]

Stop me and buy one.

Dirty cash money.

A lock-in!

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