Archive for the 'VisPo' Category

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 […]

Stickers and Postcards

Friday, June 28th, 2013

I decided it was time to get some postcards and stickers made, I used which isn’t the cheapest but is the most accessible for what I wanted plus they had a sale! I needed stickers for the Poetry Writing Challenge I am running and then I needed postcards for the Science-Art Exhibition I was […]