Archive for April, 2013

Some of These Things Are Beautiful

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Last night I went to watch my friend Dan Holloway perform his show Some of These Things Are Beautiful as part of the Cheltenham Poetry Festival. He is a fantastic poet and as always his set was emotionally charged dealing with creative freedom and the intensity of life and death. Lighting levels at the venue […]

So It Goes…

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

Last night I went to a truly inspiring event – So It Goes by the Cheltenham Improvisers Orchestra at the Cheltenham Poetry Festival. Sound rippled around the room, building and echoing and fading away to almost nothingness, reminding me of the psychedelic of previous decades mixed with the fragments of poems building up to create […]

Knitted Poem

Sunday, April 21st, 2013

This is the amazing knitted poem currently on display in Cheltenham Waterstones, it was knitted for the Cheltenham Poetry Festival by the local knitting groups as part of an initiative set up by Centre Arts. The poem is John Hegley’s The Price of Art in Luton as found in his collection Dog. I believe the […]

NaPoWriMo 2013

Monday, April 1st, 2013

I am taking part in NaPoWriMo again this year (and I even remembered to actually sign up for once!). This is of course my third poetry writing challenge this year! So I am going to be making some more of my little visual poetry booklets – one a day I will generally be doing the […]