Poem O’ The Week: Five Pigs

Every Wednesday I post a new poem – a first draft, a response to something in the news, or a commission. If you’d like to request a poem on any subject, pop a message in the comments box below or email me via the ‘Contact Me’ link on the right, giving me a title, or … Read more

News Monday

Hello dear friend – isn’t it a nice day? I went swimming in the sea at Eastbourne today. Which is to say, I tiptoed towards freezing, mazy tendrils of spume, terrified of receiving a toxic weever fish dorsal spine to the heel, dived into the waves, screamed, and ran back out again. But it was … Read more

News Monday

This week I’ve got gigs in Norwich and Glynde. On Wednesday 22nd I’m doing a set at the Birdcage in Norwich. There’s a slam on which you can sign up to. Starts at 8:30pm. On Sunday 26th I’m doing Meadowlands festival in Glynde. I’ll be on some time between 4pm and 6pm. See you there … Read more

News Monday

Oh my gosh – the last of the blossom is fluttering from the trees and festival season is nearly upon us. This is what it means to get older – the weeks whooshing by in a flurry of seasonal descriptors, faces and locations riffling past like a card deck. I hope you’ve been able to … Read more

News Monday

This week I’ve got three gigs: Hammer & Tongue @ The Victoria, Hackney on Tuesday 7th May (7:30 doors) Hammer & Tongue @ The Fountain, Cambridge on Wednesday 8th May (7:30 doors) UEA Creative Writing Society Showcase @ Olives, Norwich on Thursday 9th May (7:30 doors) Be lovely to see you at any of them. … Read more