Archive for July, 2017

Mab Jones

Friday, July 28th, 2017

If you want a wonderfully plan speaking and word smyth then you can not get much better than Mab Jones with poems about pubic hair in the shape of welsh castles to in depth translations and re-tellings of the ancient Welsh Ballads. Having performed with Mab multiple times she has never failed to have the […]

Angie Belcher

Sunday, July 23rd, 2017

Angie Belcher is a stand up poet meaning she exists in the gap between poets and comedians – not only does she write comic verse but she performs it, creates personas resulting in sketches and whole shows. I have watched her acts getting funnier and funnier over the last few years culminating in Odious Vexed […]

Dan Holloway

Friday, July 14th, 2017

I first met Dan on the internet… not as dodgy as it sounds honest! He has been involved in various writing collectives and art exhibitions and found me on twitter and encouraged me to take part and take part I did including being part of the Oxford International Womens Festival and the Higgs Boson Anthology. […]

The Ghost and the Snail Collection

Friday, July 7th, 2017

The Ghost and the Snail is a collection of poems about me and my husband – mostly love poems but more about how we as misfits fit each other. I have decided to make it a little zine it may well end up being a larger collection later on but for now it is a […]

Dreadlock Alien

Friday, July 7th, 2017

When I first started running poetry workshops I did a series of workshops in schools – they were “rough” schools or impoverished or had “challenging behaviour”. There was a grant which was just as well as I would not have been able to get to the schools to run the workshops without the money as […]