Monthly Archives: August 2012

A poem for the Paralympics and my first performance at Greenbelt Festival!

Phew, what a busy couple of weeks.  I have just come back from the fantastic Greenbelt Festival – despite the rather dramatic weather at times, it was, as usual, a great experience, with so much going on. It was also … Continue reading

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Poetry portfolio

And today my poetry portfolio for my course, a Postgraduate Certificate in Creative Writing at Newcastle University, is now submitted!  Phew.  It includes all my poems so far as Fenland Poet Laureate together with others I’ve written as the mood … Continue reading

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A poem for the Summer Exhibition

I have just uploaded my new poem for the Summer Exhibition at Wisbech Museum, based on the beautiful glass sculpture, ‘Crossing the Rubicon’.  It inspired me because it was not only an attractive piece aesthetically but it was also open … Continue reading

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Celebrating Octavia Hill (1838-1912)

Today marks the 100th anniversary of the death of social reformer and one of the founders of the National Trust, Octavia Hill.  She was born in Wisbech, where her birthplace house is now a museum – their website has lots … Continue reading

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