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.
Naturally, to mark Libraries Week 2021, I penned a poem, celebrating these special places. Happy reading!
I don't know about you, but I'm ready for the world's performance this autumn.
AD - Press ticket | I was invited along to Beats and Eats Southampton, run by The Village Popup, who work to bring events like this to us lot in the south of the UK. It promised a day of great food accompanied by great music – a winning combination!
AD - PR ticket | Being well aware of my reignited love of art, local illustrator Amy Harwood kindly invited me a long to one of her first 'in person' workshops since the pandemic began – a botanical lettering event hosted in Southampton city-centre eatery The Lunch Lounge.
[AD - Press ticket] I was recently invited along to see Willy Russell’s legendary Blood Brothers at Mayflower Theatre, as part of its UK tour.
I'm VERY excited to share that I'm in the final two in a local neon artwork commission!
This poem, titled Re: Your Last Email, asks us to explore the language women use in their emails; the overly apologetic and careful wording often taken adopted, compared to the more assertive and direct messages often sent by their male counterparts.
I was asked by my colleagues to write a poem about our city for Valentine's Day 2021 – a love letter to our south-coast city.
While life continues to be unpredictable, you can at least count on me to share my favourite things each month - whether you like it or not! Here are some of my favourite things from September. I hope you find something that tickles your fancy.