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Lessons from Georges Szirtes, poet and translator…

Falmouth University was lucky enough to have a visit from Georges Szirtes, renowned poet and translator… and I was fortunate enough to take part in a workshop that he ran.  Here are the things that struck me, learning from this… Continue reading →

Buckle up: the MA has begun!

In most major undertakings, I like to sit down with a blank page and mind-map out the expectations and the  things that I want to get out of it. It’s been full of busy recently, so I didn’t manage to… Continue reading →

2017: Where to begin?

I think I’ll have to begin at the end of this chapter. 2017 hasn’t lived up to its promise. The photo shows my father-in-law and mother-in-law taken at Pete and my wedding (2005). My lovely in-laws have both recently died, within 7… Continue reading →

Dear 2016…

Enough now. You’ve had quite a haul. There’s a post sitting in draft that is too sad, too negative, but perhaps that’s what you need to hear. Or I need to get off my chest. You took my music hero… Continue reading →

In conversation with Tony Lee Moral…

This is new for me, but back when Playing Mrs Kingston was launched, Tony asked me if I’d like to do an interview on my blog. I’m not sure why I didn’t at the time, but I asked if I… Continue reading →

And how is the writing going…?

My sister visited this weekend. “How’s the writing going?”, she said. “Hmmm…” She asked the question directly. I’ve been avoiding asking it of myself. She gave me a look. A look between sisters. It reached the neglected writer, who seemed… Continue reading →

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