I've been back in Wiltshire for over a week, after three days at the Aldeburgh Poetry Festival and five days on a rural writing retreat at Bruisyard Hall in Suffolk, as one of this year's Aldeburgh Eight. I had an amazing time, I'm so glad I applied for a place, and I'm still processing the whole… Continue reading After the Aldeburgh Eight Seminar 2015
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My bags are packed for Aldeburgh!
So, farewell then, readers. I'll be back after 13th November. Hope to see some of you in Aldeburgh this weekend for the Poetry Festival. Then I'll be with my fellow Aldeburgh Eighters on our rural retreat!
Thoughts about workshopping poems
As I've mentioned before, I've been selected to take part in this year's Aldeburgh Eight Advanced Seminar. In just over two weeks I'll head off for three days at Aldeburgh Poetry Festival, followed by five days living at Bruisyard Hall with the other seven people in my seminar group and our two tutors, Peter Sansom… Continue reading Thoughts about workshopping poems
A busy few weeks
If this blog was a room in your house, I'd be rushing into it, refusing your offer of a cup of tea, calling my news over my shoulder and rushing out again. Various events have made my life busy recently, not least my teenage daughter finishing her GCSE exams, attending her Year 11 Prom (when… Continue reading A busy few weeks