I dreamt I won a poetry competition I hadn’t entered

I dreamt I won a poetry competition I hadn't entered I wrote in my diary this morning and all at once it was November, month of daily blog posting, National Blog Posting Month or #NaBloPoMo.  So I am writing a blog post while the dream carries on glowing inside my mattress even though it is… Continue reading I dreamt I won a poetry competition I hadn’t entered


What I did over Half-Term

There's been a two-week break from the poetry classes I taught at Trowbridge Town Hall so I've been on half-term.  This is the first time poetry has been on offer at the Town Hall - scriptwriting classes were available last year and there have been, and still are, drawing classes on the programme.  My classes have… Continue reading What I did over Half-Term

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Hair Appointment

Day Two of National Blog Posting Month and I have a hair appointment.  Has to be done, much as I'd love to be the kind of person who can whip out a pair of hairdressing scissors and a box of hair dye and emerge from my bathroom half an hour later looking like a person… Continue reading Hair Appointment

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Movember: My husband’s story

On the first day of National Blog Posting Month, #NaBloPoMo and #NanoPoBlano (hello, everyone!), I wasn't expecting to be writing a post about my husband, Andrew Horsfall.  But the first face I saw when I went online this morning was his smiling face on Facebook telling me he was doing Movember again this year.  Before you wonder… Continue reading Movember: My husband’s story

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I’m doing NaNoPoblano 2016

Just when I've been thinking I am wasting too much time here, does anyone care about this? is anyone reading me? what the heck is the point of this? I should be doing something else, I should be off the internet, I have poems to write! I have workshops to plan! I have poems to… Continue reading I’m doing NaNoPoblano 2016