I wasn't going to blog today but started playing around with words and images after spending some time in the garden. lavender has lost its purple like it's been through a hot wash     left out in the rain leaves rust     roses have dropped pink litter on burnt grass   fat pigeon… Continue reading September

My micropoem featured in Standard Issue

'Picnic' a tiny poem I wrote for Manchester Review's 2014 micropoem competition (it came second) has received a delicious write-up in Hazel Burke's poetry column at Standard Issue magazine. The best treats come as surprises.  Do have a read of Hazel's column and dive into Standard Issue.

Get ready for another #LossLit evening.

 Lose yourself all over again.  Join in with #LossLit.  Tweet your creative responses to do with 'loss'. It's been two weeks since writers Kit Caless and Aki Schilz, co-creators of#LossLit on Twitter and Storify,  talked to me about this exciting and innovative project which invites and curates submissions of tweet-sized micropoems and microfictions to do… Continue reading Get ready for another #LossLit evening.

Find out more about #LossLit

Tweet your creative responses to 'loss' and be a part of this new digital writing project. On Twitter recently the #LossLit hashtag has caught my eye and I've noticed people tweeting micropoems and microfictions to do with 'loss'.  There's a #LossLit evening tonight at 9pm (GMT) so I'll be tuning in to Twitter and following… Continue reading Find out more about #LossLit