Kim Moore, Ian Duhig and Sophie Hannah gave wonderful readings on the opening night of the festival. It really is a pleasure to hear poems you think you know quite well read aloud. Even if you've read them many times in magazines, websites, in collections and at award evenings, something surprising and new often turns … Continue reading Winchester Poetry Festival Diary: Day One (Part Two).
So here I am, safely installed in a delightful airbnb very close to the centre of Winchester. I have a Festival Pass in my hands and I'm going to make the most of it. I'll report back, in between attending events, starting with a few things I went to yesterday. The opening event was a … Continue reading Winchester Poetry Festival Diary: Day One (Part One)
My previous post -'Where are the Great Rabbit Poems?'- was a tongue-in-cheek article about the absence of rabbits and the abundance of cats on the internet but it has unearthed some wonderful rabbit poems, and one from me, which I'm sharing today. In a variety of ways, these eight poems closely observe rabbit behaviour in … Continue reading Poetry in Rabbits