Archive for the 'Workshops/Courses' Category

May’s Poetic Madness!

Friday, May 12th, 2017

Tonight I am In The Slammer the Cheltenham Poetry Festival Slam with a host of fab poets at the Playhouse Theatre, Saturday I’ll be in the Cafe Rene Gloucester for more poetry with Food For Thoughts and Sunday I will be back over into Cheltenham for more Poetry Festival goodness in the Waterstones! Tuesday I’ll […]

Busy Poet – Me

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

Busy poetic time are coming up Thursday 27th of April Villanells Gloucester Fountain Inn from 7-11 pm – I am running a workshop at the beginning of the evening followed by recording performances and interviews organised by The Gloucester Poetry Society Saturday 29th of April ReneGade Festival 2017 3 -1:30 pm which is opening with […]

Villanelles Workshop

Monday, April 17th, 2017

Exciting poetry things are a foot in Gloucester (UK) at the moment – one such thing is the night Villanelles at the Fountain Inn. The night includes recording poetry for the Gloucester Poetry Societies Youtube channel, an open mic and… starting with this coming event… workshops Which a few of us will be running – […]

New Leaf Writers

Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

New Leaf writers asked me if I would like to join their closed group – I said yes and I have not regretted it! I love my writer communities weather they are on line or in real life. New Leaf has a local aspect to it for me and ties in with some physical go […]

ello

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

I’ve been experimenting with a new social media/arts platform called ello which I found a while back. It’s kind of like google plus meets pinterest? Mainly using it to share my creations and to find new inspiring artists. Fellow poets might want to check it out for inspiration and idea getting.

Happy Poetry New Year!!! 2017!

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

Happy New Year and I hope this blog finds you all enjoying the festive season 2017 is going to be an EPIC year So what are my poetry plans? Well as always there are the poetry writing drives – there are four I shall be undertaking this year. Month of Poetry – which was started […]

Squiffy Gnu

Monday, November 21st, 2016

Squiffy GNU was/is a brilliant online poetry writing drive fashioned after Chelt 52 where a prompt was given weekly. Run by Colin Waterman it has been an amazing source of support and inspiration. I have created a range of visual poems from the various prompts this year. Sadly the group is shutting :'( But thanks […]

Events and Other

Friday, July 15th, 2016

Well it has been a busy summer already and we are only about half way through! I’ve just finished my main festival rounds but still have a couple to go! Events: 16-17 July – Horoscope Life and Ecstasy – performance 19th-21st Aug Maze Festival – performance 27-28 August – The Grand Mock-Tales and Creativity Tea […]

Making A Stranger Dream Comb Bound

Thursday, April 14th, 2016

People have been asking about the comb bound booklets and zines – I am very lucky in that I have been given an old laser printer so I’ve scanned the pictures I drew and inked and cleaned them up digitally and printed them. I’ve also been given a comb binder so I went out and […]

Buzzwords Bobby Parker

Monday, February 2nd, 2015

Last night I went to Buzz Words – a local poetry night including guest poet, workshop and open mic readings. I realised that I had not been for a long time Due to college and health and busy-ness but Bobby Parker was reading and I really like his stuff which I think I initially discovered […]