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COP26 Glasgow Poetry Event

I’ve got some very exciting news that I can finally share with the wider world! After a year of planning and waiting a poetry event that I’m organising is going […]

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Botanics Sparrowhawk Blog

I’ve been doing quite a lot of research recently on how to enhance my website and blog and while doing this I revisited the Botanics Sparrowhawk blog I used to […]

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National Poetry Day 2020: Vision

Today is National Poetry Day 2020 and the theme this year is “Vision”. I thought that this would be a very timely opportunity for me to share with you a […]

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Mental Health Awareness Week

As it’s the start of Mental Health Awareness Week I thought I would share this poem I wrote earlier this year. 2020 has been a challenging year hasn’t it. Threshold […]

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Fundraising for a New Album

After seeing one of my friends post a fundraiser today I was inspired to do one myself. I have been really wanting to do a new album of poetry and […]

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Butterfly Poem

As we are having to stay indoors right now which is a bit like being in a cocoon I thought I would share this poem I wrote which was very […]

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Shocks to the System

Poetry is beautiful and I couldn’t live without it. Sometimes though it feels like an isolating pursuit because generally I tend to read and meditate on poetry in solitude, particularly […]

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National Poetry Day 2019 – Truth

Today is National Poetry Day and the theme for 2019 is Truth. So I’m sharing a poem which I wrote quite a few years ago but I feel it is […]

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Musings Nature Philosophy Poetry

You Are Close to Nature Wherever You Are

Regardless of where you may find yourself you are always close to nature. Even if you are in a big city or some industrial landscape, nature herself is inescapable because […]

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Disappointment and Hope

Today I got an email telling me that I had not had some of my work accepted for publication, this was after also hearing nothing back from a poetry competition […]