Summer: Moving, Gardens & Poetry

After 10 years in beautiful Wales I have just relocated back to Kent, often referred to as The Garden of England. Ironically, I have left behind a large and beautiful garden in West Wales, a woodland garden surrounded by ‘native’ rhododendrons, a rampage of montbretia, my own additions of clematis and climbing roses, and scores…

April come she may …

I will not be sorry to see the end of March! Snow showers, cold winds, cancelled gigs…! But now with April round the corner and spring flowers springing up everywhere it’s time to look ahead! A big thank you first to the Creative Writing & Reading Series at Kent Uni who invited me to read…

From Canterbury to Wales and back: Poetry, Stories, Frocks and Shoes

2018 has come round fast! And some exciting events coming up!  here’s a list of those confirmed so far: 13th Feb  6-7pm I’ll be reading at the University of Kent at Canterbury as part of their Creative Writing and Reading Series.  Keynes College, KSCR, Expect some tall tales and new poetry!£2 on the door. Contact…

LILLETH

You shouldn’t have died like that. Hounded like a thief through the cold remorseless landscape of Borth, hiding under caravans, instead of roaming forests and steppes, your beautiful eyes golden in the dark. What were you dreaming of, beneath the false carapace of a caravan, those pseudo tin-can homes which house the dreams of those…

Upcoming Events: Writing on Water

This coming Thursday I’ll be reading from Writing on Water at First Thursday, Chapter Arts Centre, in Cardiff. It’ s been a while since I’ve been to Cardiff! But I’m exchanging the singing of the birds and the whistling in the trees, not forgetting the ripple of the stream in West Wales where I live,…