Archive for the 'Reviews' Category

Dan Holloway

Friday, July 14th, 2017

I first met Dan on the internet… not as dodgy as it sounds honest! He has been involved in various writing collectives and art exhibitions and found me on twitter and encouraged me to take part and take part I did including being part of the Oxford International Womens Festival and the Higgs Boson Anthology. […]

Dreadlock Alien

Friday, July 7th, 2017

When I first started running poetry workshops I did a series of workshops in schools – they were “rough” schools or impoverished or had “challenging behaviour”. There was a grant which was just as well as I would not have been able to get to the schools to run the workshops without the money as […]

Button Poetry

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

I’ve been meaning to point these guys out for a while – Button Poetry youtube channel is amazing and well worth a watch! https://www.youtube.com/user/ButtonPoetry

Spoz

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

Awesome poet Spoz – check him out He once described me as the “Cadbury Rapper” but the least said about that the better 😀

Salena Godden

Sunday, June 4th, 2017

A few years back I came across the poet Salena Godden, I believe the point at which she locked into my brain as someone to listen/read was a poem about tit being more or less feminist than each other the poem kept being taken down off of the various sharing platforms and I was tagged […]

The Point of Inconvenience

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

This book in by the amazingly multi-talented poet, writer etc… AF Harold who I first met through Anna Saunders who started the Cheltenham Poetry Festival. I have performed with AF a couple of times and it has always been an amazing pleasure. From kids to grown ups he can captivate and entertain. Basically go get […]

Unbound

Friday, April 7th, 2017

A few years ago I came across a rather novel publishing company – at the time crowd sourcing was still a relatively new thing. I was working at a music festival running workshops when my little girl spotted something of interest elsewhere on the festival grounds. It turned out to be the QI Elves, we […]

Suggested Festive Readings :)

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

Disclaimer – I know all the authors/poets involved in these books – this is how I found the books. The imagery in Bethany’s work is amazingly vivid and often stark and hard hitting. Her stuff can be emotionally hard going but very worth it. Basilisk Soup and Other Fantasies is the long awaited collection of […]