Hampshire Poet 2012-13

Happy Birthday Writing Hampshire – 200 and counting

I”ve been having a holiday. I”ve enjoyed my time off: I spent the school holidays working mainly on poems, giving a final polish to old ones, starting a couple of new, and – most exciting – rediscovering some good drafts that I”d utterly forgotten I”d written. Then for the first week of September we spent a …

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Finishing Wessex LitFest 2013: Noadswood and Romsey Schools

So, following on from my last post, here is the rest of my Wessex Schools Litfest 2013 poetry tour. On Friday I was back on the Waterside, at Noadswood School. One of the good things about being in my second year as Hampshire Poet is revisiting places that first brought me in last year, as …

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Writing Memories with Year 6: St Bedes School, Winchester

On Friday I did my first visit of the Summer School Season, at St Bedes Primary, in the heart of Winchester. The school brought me in to run a poetry workshop that would help their departing Year 6s ‘reflect on their times at the school and the history they have made or been a part …

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