Archive for the 'VisPo' Category

graffiti glory

Thursday, December 7th, 2017

In a funk, refusing to think as the world has dragged you down so deep into a fug that you ain’t ever getting back up and out of it. But there it is, on the building. THINK BIG And you laugh ‘cos you are no longer a kid and the kids are around you looking […]

Jan Food For Thought

Saturday, January 21st, 2017

Food For Thought is my local monthly spoken word event, this months one was lit. standing room only and was live streamed. I as always crashed into the speaker whilst getting up on the little raised platform but all was well. There was a brilliant mix of poems from conventional to rhyming comedics and pretty […]


Monday, November 28th, 2016

SketchFest is a creative drive – I believe it runs monthly – the idea is that there is a 48 hour window in which you can take one of the offered prompts and draw. You are only allowed to draw for hour and then that it s it. Thanks to the Squiffy Gnu drive I’ve […]

Poem A Day Challenges

Wednesday, September 7th, 2016

Each year I have three standard Poem a Day challenges, these are Month of Poetry in January, World Poetry Writing Month in February which I run and National Poetry Writing Month in April. This writing challenges really help me focus and write down all the stuff that buzzes around my head. I then spend the […]

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 […]

Colouring Book Poll

Friday, May 6th, 2016

Obviously I have only just launched A Stranger Dream: Love a non-linear visual poem as a colouring book but… well people have been asking about other books – now I have a long list of other potentials but thought I’d see what people want Trying to decide what type of ink style colouring in book […]


Monday, March 21st, 2016

It’s World Poetry Day – I napped and had a lucid dream – I made it the poem.

Love: Inktober

Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

I actually created this picture in September but it is the style I have chosen for the Intober drawing challenge – I am actually creating a series of interconnected images that make up a visual poem.


Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

I have been working on my visual poetry journal again lately, this was last nights creation. The text says: Shopping! For shoes, bags, Dresses – That just WOW number Meaning Nothing in the empty dark Sinking down on digitised Gold… Give in and consume, be part of it and dream of meaning After all there […]

This is How Stupid People Die

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013

That moment when you’ve gone off to take one photograph and realise it is dusk, you are in a tumble down industrial area amongst broken glass and iron rods half exposed from crumbling concrete. You have £100 odd worth of camera around your neck, you’ve left your phone in the car along with you husband […]