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Where are all the people?

Arrival (London Prepares…Sat 5th May 2012) Empty trains, empty platforms , no sign…I quickly checked the ticket , the instructions duly downloaded from Google. This was the right station , on the right day and it was still early morning. … Continue reading

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Olympic Storyteller – latest challenge

The latest challenge for the BT Olympic Storytellers was to pin down what puts the Great in Great Britain and to describe our greatest team for 2012. My piece was commended….so just off the podium this time! London 2012…the Greatest … Continue reading

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It seems to me that ‘Olympics’ is fast becoming a word not to use and a subject not to talk about. It is fashionable to be anti the Games with talk of inequalities, no ticket availability, cost, disruption and on … Continue reading

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Backwards and forwards in true, poetic rhythm

Looking back I realise that 2011 was the year I became a poet. I’d been writing poetry for years before, but 2011 was the year I began to believe. Now, if asked, it is what I say I am – … Continue reading

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See with my Words Part I – The Road to 2012

This is what I saw – my first impressions of a few of the magnificent portraits that form a fraction  of the ‘Changing Pace’ exhibition on the Road to 2012 at the National Portrait Gallery See With My Words – … Continue reading

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BT Storyteller Competition

The 1oo BT Olympic Storytellers were invited to submit a piece entitled ‘Anticipation. The entries were judged by Caitlin Moran. I’m proud to say my poem was judged as winner! Many others’ work was commended and included prose, photos and … Continue reading

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Nonets, by Corbie Sinclair for One Stop Poetry

To get background for the Olympic Storytelling challenge I was reading about an Iron Man competition that has just been held in which a team of injured servicemen had taken part as part of their rehabilitation. Then I remembered it … Continue reading

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BT Olympic Storyteller

The latest email about the Storytellers promises opportunities to meet athletes, celebrities, journalists…it just sounds so exciting and I can’t wait to get started. With that in mind I spent a long time talking to Geoff Holt who was one … Continue reading

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