Archive for December, 2011

The Poetic Year

Thursday, December 29th, 2011

For me 2011 has been caught up with the wonder and new challenges of an extra member of our family – born at the end of January she like her sister is already a subject and inspiration of many children’s poems. Of which The Little Book of New Baby Poetry was the first of Many. […]

Little Book of Festive Poetry Live at The Brewery Cheltenham!

Thursday, December 22nd, 2011

This is a video of me reading The Little Book of Festive Poetry which I wrote a few years ago as part of the PiBoIdMo challenge. I was asked to read at The Brewery Cheltenham as part of a fund raiser for Winstons’ Wish organised by Cheltenham Poetry Festival. In the video Jean my 6 […]

The Little Book Of Festive Poetry – the Limited Edition

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

I am making limited editions of of The Little Book of Festive Poetry, for my family and friends. There will only be 100 made with had decorated covers. Here are the pages all waiting to be put together, I will have some undecorated ones with me when I do various readings in the hope of […]

Rhyming Picture Books

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

This post probably belong on Orange Monster but I’m in a very Christmassy mood so it is going on here – I have had the idea of producing several picture/story books that are long poems. The first is based on an advent calendar and I have a substantial part of it written already, the next […]

The Little Book Last Year

Thursday, December 1st, 2011

Last year I finally scanned and began editing the poems I’d written the previous year as part of the PiBoIdMo challenge. I then printed them and the poems and glued the poems onto the pictures having an iffy laptop that wouldn’t let me do much at the time. I then gave these and tonnes of […]