Giving a Poetry Reading, Poetry, Poetry Event, Reading and Writing Poetry, Weekly Update

Uncut Poets, Exeter

I really enjoyed reading at Uncut Poets at the Phoenix Arts Centre in Exeter last week.  Before the event, my lovely friend Emily treated me to a delicious Turkish meal at the Dinosaur Café.  I ordered a mixed salad - one generous spoonful of every type of salad on the menu - with home-made hummus, warm haloumi… Continue reading Uncut Poets, Exeter

Weekly Photo Challenge, Weekly Update

Not feeling all that ‘fresh’.

'Fresh' is this week's Photo Challenge at WordPress and here are a few daffodils (from our front garden) which always put me in mind of Spring, season of fresh, new beginnings. I'm not feeling all that 'new' myself, after a busy few weeks at home and work. However, things I am looking forward to include:… Continue reading Not feeling all that ‘fresh’.

Blogging, Creative Writing, Poetry, Poetry Blogs, Reading and Writing Poetry

Low Blogging Energy, High Writing Energy!

Is this a thing?  I think I'm experiencing it!  I'm ploughing through my unfinished poems and despatching them to magazines at rates previously unknown to me.  I have eight poems out with four different magazines.  As most magazines take between 4 - 8 months to respond to submissions, I've decided to send them in twos… Continue reading Low Blogging Energy, High Writing Energy!