Did you ever chase butterflies as a child? Those moments of developing an invisibility cloak, then creeping up on a Red Admiral basking on a buddleia. The disappointment of opening cupped hands and seeing all you have captured is fresh air. It has been a bit like that for me over the…
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A History of Daffodils
The Daffodil was the focus of one of the most famous poems in the English language, Daffodils, by the Romantic poet, William Wordsworth. This poem has carried numerous titles during its history; The Daffodils, Daffodils, I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud.
Wordsworth never gave the poem…
None of it Makes Sense
Paul Weller, Dame Edith Sitwell, Abstract Poetry, and a search for meaning. Find out what conspired to drive a writer crazy.
Never Mind The Sonnets
On Friday the 2nd of September, 2022, my new radio show, Never Mind The Sonnets, will air on Northern Quarter Radio. The show is a blend of eclectic music (Punk/Indie and Alternative) with dashes of poetry and spoken word added into the mix.