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National Poetry Day

Today is National Poetry Day here in the UK. The event takes place every year on the first Thursday of October and encourages people to make, experience and share poetry with family and friends. Each year has a specific theme and this year’s theme is the environment. The event was founded in 1994 by the charity, Forwards Arts Foundation.

Christmas in July

The world has gone mad. A well-known shopping channel interrupted my television surfing this week by emblazoning the headline, Christmas in July, across my screen. Having survived the hottest day recorded in the UK, Christmas is the last thing on my mind. I stayed on the channel to appease my curiosity and was treated to…

Humdrum Days

As a writer, do you ever get those writing days where time seems to go backwards and the tick of a wall clock is louder than your thoughts? I do, on a regular basis. I refer to them as ‘humdrum days.’

Humdrum, has an almost onomatopoeic feel about it. The Oxford Dictionary lists it’s meaning as….