Archive for the 'Spoogy' Category

Spider Spider

Monday, October 18th, 2021

Spider spider on the wall How very quickly you appear to crawl Legs in series spiked and barbed With fangs of poison you are armed Deadly to those tiny pray Injected, digested whilst they lay Spun in a cocoon of silk A late lunch of insect milk Spider spider on the wall What’s the eight […]

The Little Book of Spoogy Extracts

Friday, May 7th, 2021

A few years back I launched The Little Book of Spoogy Poetry – I did this twice the first was for the ebook and the second time for the actual physical book. Here is my daughter reading parts of the collection. The book was initially written for her only and then I added a few […]

Spoogy Woogy Oooogy!

Friday, October 13th, 2017

Monday night I inflicted my childrens poetry on an audience in the Waterstones Cheltenham as part of the Villanelles series run by The Gloucester Poetry Society. This beautiful photo of the reading was taken by Kurt Schroeder Photography which is a challenge as I can’t really do flash photography and the light levels were poor! […]

True Believers 2016 – EPIC!!!

Sunday, February 28th, 2016

The WigglyPet Press ie us went to the local comic book convention in Cheltenham. The True Believers Comicbook Festival. We took the baby yeti from The Little Book of Spoogy Poetry who was a little bit worried when it saw the pictures of itself! We made a new book stack out of an old storage […]

True Believers Comic FEst Tomorrow!

Friday, February 5th, 2016

Tomorrow I will be at the Ok True Believers Comic Festival – I have 15 titles including the much loved Wiggly Pet Adventures, poetry zines and Winter’s Bloom. The new one which I am still binding into shape as we speak is my illustrated non-linear concrete/visual poem about identity – A Stranger Dream – of […]

The WigglyPets Press at Bristol Bizaar

Monday, December 21st, 2015

Only a few days left of the Bristol Bizaar now! We are based at The Island in Bristol and there are some amazing things here – this is my stall complete with the story telling tree sans it’s normal poetry bees!

Bristol Bizar Pop Up Shop

Tuesday, December 1st, 2015

I am going to be taking part in the Market Under the Moon/Bristol Bizar’s Christmas Pop Up Shop at the Island in Bristol. I believe it is the old police station. It’s above an art gallery and will be there for 2 weeks. I’m taking poetry as well as craft things 🙂 Poetry wise there […]

Spoogy Colouring In :)

Monday, October 26th, 2015

So a few years ago now I wrote a series of halloween poems for Jean who wanted something spooky but not scary and could only say spoogy as she was four or something. I then did a few more poems and typed it all up and did some illustrations the originals having been lost in […]


Saturday, February 8th, 2014

I am so so happy that the writer Becket responded to my tweet saying that my Haiku was perfect, he loves this particular poetry form, so it means a lot 🙂 Not to mention the excitement of being noticed by an author you like 🙂 I am also going to be reading The Little Book […]

Stickers and Proofs and Zines and Stuff

Sunday, October 6th, 2013

This week has been hard work but amazing! Really amazing. Firstly I performed at Well Versed in Cheltenham on Wednesday – then Thursday I headed off to college to learn science writing and discovered there are things I am good at (though that whole spelling thing still evades me!). Then there was the Bristol Comic […]