I love my parents’ garden. Until recently, it was always ‘our garden’: the garden I first met aged two, and the one I still pine for when things get tough. There’s nothing like going Home (with a capital H - where the roots are) and sitting in the lush green space my mum and dad … Continue reading A garden of one’s own
While the world still seems to be nose diving into some sort of bottomless pit, life has continued to offer up joyful moments and experiences. Here are some of the things I’ve enjoyed the most over the past couple of months.
Before more time escapes, or I get distracted by something else, here are a few of the things I’ve loved lately, from the first two-and-a-bit months of 2022.
As we approach two years of pandemic life, I’m realising more and more that it’s unrealistic to expect my writing habits to have remained unchanged in this time. I’m not the person I was in January 2020. Neither are you.
Here are some things I loved during September 2021 (yes, this post is a little late, but life is busy like that!)
AD – press ticket | I was thrilled to attend one of the three Festival weekend days, making my way into Winchester on Saturday 9 October for around seven hours of stanzas, syllables and sonnets.
Happy National Poetry Day 2021! Here's my latest poem; an ode, of sorts, to how poetry can be found in our lives every single day.
Naturally, to mark Libraries Week 2021, I penned a poem, celebrating these special places. Happy reading!
To mark five years of blogging on this site, here are five things the last year has taught me about writing.
I don't know about you, but I'm ready for the world's performance this autumn.