Month: January 2013

Write me a river… or a sea, ocean, droplet: Poetic Flow poetry workshop, Winchester

Winchester Discovery Centre, Saturday 23rd March, 10am-4pm, £25 (£22.50 concessions) I love water. I love watching it, I quite like swimming in it, and I very much like that you can make it into tea. And, ever since as a teen I read Larkin’s ‘Water’, I’ve been interested in how water can work in poetry. …

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It’s A Steal: some thoughts on ‘finding yourself’ as a writer

I spent an enjoyable and thought-provoking evening last night at the Hampshire Writers’ Society. I was invited as the warm-up act, giving a brief plug for the Writing Hampshire project, which is going strong: over 100 poems now, and more coming in all the time. Next I hope we can get 200 poems, including more …

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