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Launch of 3rd Loose Muse anthology.

Good things go in threes and that is certainly true of the Loose Muse anthologies. I was part of the editing group and so nothing that went in should have been a surprise and yet the magic of performance rendered … Continue reading

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Launched!

The Loose Muse Anthology has launched…. … at the Whitechapel Gallery Not so long ago I was jumping about because I had received my very first writing commission and now the book is here! It is the first anthology published … Continue reading

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Not attached!

It really is sod’s law. I finally pluck up the courage to declare the five commissioned poems (the miracle of being commissioned by Agnes Meadows to contribute to the first Loose Muse anthology still hasn’t truly sink in) as finished, … Continue reading

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I just have to tell somebody…

Today is a great day! I have received my first commission! Someone not only wants me to write some poems – they are willing to pay for them – that’s right – real money. If you could see me now … Continue reading

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Entries and eulogies

Just come  back from a great writing session. The mix of styles in the Wednesday group is impressive, as is the combined accolades won by group members. Entries were being compiled for the Slough Arts Festival as the closing date … Continue reading

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Throat lozenges and good friends

Throat Lozenges and Good Friends It had to happen. One of the great tools in dealing with ME, and one it has taken me five years to understand, is the need for balance. An easy enough principle you’d think, but … Continue reading

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Still Buzzing

Still Buzzing I am still on a high. I know it was a small triumph in the greater scheme of things – in fact in the greatest scheme, hardly even a blip – but considering how short a time it … Continue reading

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