Monthly Archives: January 2014

Story :: Broken Green Light

Back on the wwi waggon again … for how long, who can say! This should have been posted on Thursday but I didn’t find the time to type it up. Better late than never? Broken Green Light (300 words) It had

Story :: Broken Green Light

Back on the wwi waggon again … for how long, who can say! This should have been posted on Thursday but I didn’t find the time to type it up. Better late than never? Broken Green Light (300 words) It had

Pigeon poetry and chapbooks for posting

Last summer I published three chapbooks: my own book Humping the Boonies, and two collections featuring myself and a number of other writers; Three Broken Ribs and Four Sleeves.  All three books are now available to buy in hard copy

Pigeon poetry and chapbooks for posting

Last summer I published three chapbooks: my own book Humping the Boonies, and two collections featuring myself and a number of other writers; Three Broken Ribs and Four Sleeves.  All three books are now available to buy in hard copy

‘Humping the Boonies’ ebook now available!

I’m delighted to announce that my first echapbook, Humping the Boonies is now available to buy from Smashwords. chapbook (n) 1.  a small book or pamphlet of popular tales, ballads, etc., formerly hawked about by chapmen. 2.  a small book or pamphlet, often of poetry. (from: dictionary.com) The book is pay-what-you-want, so you can download it for free, or choose what

‘Humping the Boonies’ ebook now available!

I’m delighted to announce that my first echapbook, Humping the Boonies is now available to buy from Smashwords. chapbook (n) 1.  a small book or pamphlet of popular tales, ballads, etc., formerly hawked about by chapmen. 2.  a small book or pamphlet, often of poetry. (from: dictionary.com) The book is pay-what-you-want, so you can download it for free, or choose what

Throwing Stones

I like the idea of ‘throwing’ a poem in the way you’d throw a pot, in pottery. I feel like the way I write now is to throw a lot of words onto the page, then work into them to

Throwing Stones

I like the idea of ‘throwing’ a poem in the way you’d throw a pot, in pottery. I feel like the way I write now is to throw a lot of words onto the page, then work into them to

Imagine Meeting Me

This morning, whilst lying in bed and hoping for some inspiration to find me, I stumbled across this series by photographer Chino Otsuka. The series is called ‘Imagine Meeting Me’. She takes images of herself as a child/adolescent, and inserts

Imagine Meeting Me

This morning, whilst lying in bed and hoping for some inspiration to find me, I stumbled across this series by photographer Chino Otsuka. The series is called ‘Imagine Meeting Me’. She takes images of herself as a child/adolescent, and inserts

A Writing Year

It’s been very quiet on this front of late; I’ve had a break from writing recently, mostly thanks to a wee bout of depression, so now I’m feeling reflective and hopeful and want to take a look at what I’ve

A Writing Year

It’s been very quiet on this front of late; I’ve had a break from writing recently, mostly thanks to a wee bout of depression, so now I’m feeling reflective and hopeful and want to take a look at what I’ve

Little Known and Small Stones

Until I moved away for university at twenty, I had always lived in the same house. It’s an average house in a very small town, and my childhood bedroom looked out from the edge of an average middle-class estate to

Little Known and Small Stones

Until I moved away for university at twenty, I had always lived in the same house. It’s an average house in a very small town, and my childhood bedroom looked out from the edge of an average middle-class estate to