I’m teaching a new poetry course in Nottingham

I’m teaching a new poetry course in Nottingham for the lovely Writing School East Midlands at the end of this month (oh my god, it’s February already) looking at some of the building blocks of poetry – image, structure, syntax and well, good old words! It’s called Leap Into Poetry. It will be a good […]

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Pretty Pink Mushroom blog

Day 3 – the mushroom blog takes the slow road… 11th December. Day 2 of the mushroom adventures. 10th December. 9th December. Day 1 of our mushroom growing adventures. Joel Stickley challenged me to do this blog and so I have! Nom nom nom.  

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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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