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2017 in review

So, the end of January 2018 is not too late to review 2017, right? Once again, it has been over twelve months since my last blog post, but here is my year in review in one easy-to-access place… PhD I’m … Continue reading

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2016 in review

An annual update to my blog doesn’t seem all that impressive, but life does often get in the way of writing about it. 2016, tumultuous as it has been on the world stage, has been good to me both personally … Continue reading

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2015 in review

So, what have I been up to this year?  It has been an eventful time for me as a writer, and doing an annual round-up is a good excuse to look back on it all… One of the highlights was my trip … Continue reading

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Writing Migration in Thetford

I spent a lovely day yesterday with writers Melinda Appleby and Lois Williams in the beautiful surroundings of the the old Nunnery in Thetford, now the headquarters of the British Trust for Ornithology.  Melinda is one of my fellow Wild … Continue reading

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Poet-in-residence – is this for you?

Originally posted on The Poetry Shed:
I’m currently Poet-in-Residence for the National Trust at Scotney Castle. I decided to do this after my last collection as a way of exploring something new and also to shift the direction of my…

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Poems for Peace launch and Poetry to Go

Friday 10th April saw the long-awaited launch of Poems for Peace, an anthology of poems by writers in the East Anglian area (and beyond), “inspired by the futility of war throughout the ages” [from the jacket], edited by the 2014 Fenland … Continue reading

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Ely Writers’ Day, Dylan Thomas at the Stained Glass Museum, and the Fenland Poet Laureate Awards

In last week’s epic blog post, I managed to miss a couple of things out, so I’ll account for them here: On Saturday 21st March, I attended the Writers’ Day at Ely Library, organized by Rosemary Westwell.  I had been … Continue reading

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