Shakespeare’s legacy

This April 2016, we celebrated Shakespeare’s 400 year legacy and so it seems fitting to revisit my poem entitled The Bard of Avon. When we consider our literary and creative education, it is difficult to imagine the exclusion of William Continue reading Shakespeare’s legacy

Paw prints? Could this be Jazz?

Paw prints? Could this be Jazz? This charming tale for young children was inspired by a walk over Haughmond Hill in Shropshire with my niece Hannah and her lovely springer spaniel, Jazz. This exciting adventure story for children is unfolding fast. Continue reading Paw prints? Could this be Jazz?

Jazz the flying dog!

Jazz the flying dog! Happy new year to you all, and I hope 2016 brings you everything you are hoping for. For me, it brought along the inspiration for a new children’s book. When the new year arrived, I rolled Continue reading Jazz the flying dog!

Pit stop!

Pit Stop! A poem about the Silverstone race circuit. The 5th July 2015 saw another fantastic Formula 1 win for Lewis Hamilton on his home turf at Silverstone, so I thought it fitting  to let you have a sneak preview Continue reading Pit stop!

Stage Master

Isn’t it wonderful when the underdog gets some recognition? Stage Master is a poem which will feature in the forthcoming fundraising book “Severn Thoughts.” The poem is about a janitor / caretaker in a theatre, who starts his work as the Continue reading Stage Master

7K midnight walk for Severn Hospice!

I am doing the 7K midnight walk for Severn Hospice When I heard about the midnight walks being organised in June and July for Severn Hospice, I just had to get involved! You may already know that I am currently Continue reading 7K midnight walk for Severn Hospice!

How I became an author: My story told

How I became an author: My story told … This week I am on cloud nine following some wonderful press coverage by The Shropshire Star and the Express and Star newspapers. When they asked me to do an interview for them Continue reading How I became an author: My story told

Boat Race weekend

It’s Boat Race weekend! April 11th marked an historic event. The women’s Oxford vs Cambridge boat race held on the same course and day as the men’s. Both races were a fine spectacle marking a British tradition which inspired a poem Continue reading Boat Race weekend

Great British Poetry Book

Drumroll please……..get ready for a Great British Poetry book. ‘The Very Great Britain in Poetry’ is nearly ready to publish! This charming poetry collection is full of British traditions, landmarks and experiences A fantastic souvenir or keepsake packed full of Continue reading Great British Poetry Book

Happy Easter! Family vibes poem

Happy Easter to you! Give yourself a break this Easter and grab some family vibes!  I think Easter is a good time to remind ourselves about the way those close to us enrich our lives.I hope you find time to Continue reading Happy Easter! Family vibes poem