I Have a Dream…Blog Hop

    ‘Here comes the nimble-footed, silver-tongued Markham…’ …was how Boyd Tonkin introduced EA Markham’s first Tindal Street book of short stories, Meet Me in Mozambique, to The Independence readers of 2005. And it’s a good and fair description – here was a man unafraid to use complex syntax to deal with straightforward ideas and straightforward […]

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Evolution of a poem

Evolution usually isn’t very far away in my thinking. Almost anything can remind me of it, or in some cases is it – I’ve been working for the last seven months on the Nottingham Festival of Words and I’ve seen it evolve from a weekend of word fun around the Lace Market (complete with storytelling […]

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