Mostly waiting

There have been a lot of lovely things going on in the UK poetry world recently, including festivals in Birmingham and in Scotland, and a writing retreat in Cornwall, and they've all gone on without me, although I've enjoyed reading about them and seeing pictures on social media.  I would have gone to all of … Continue reading Mostly waiting

Poetry News

A few acceptances recently, which are always pleasing (I won't bore you with the rejections).  Poetry Wales got in touch to say they've held on to two poems to publish in their summer issue (I had thought they'd be in the current issue).  That's fine by me, as long as they're still publishing them. (I would be … Continue reading Poetry News

My writer’s diary this week

I was lucky enough to read at Buzzwords in Cheltenham last Sunday night. Cheltenham is about an hour and twenty minutes away by car and Andrew, my husband, kindly offered to drive. It might sound strange, but sometimes car journeys are the only times we spend quality time together these days. Andrew tends to work … Continue reading My writer’s diary this week