Remembrance poem

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Remembrance poem. As we end this important day, the world should remember those who gave so much in the name of peace. I penned this remembrance poem in appreciation of the heroic actions of those we lost. Poppy Fields Eyes all wide, Continue reading

Shakespeare’s legacy

The Shakespeare Poem

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

Together we fly! Beanstalk poem

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This week I spent time with a wonderful team of volunteers from Beanstalk, a fantastic national charity that provides one-to-one literacy support to children who struggle with their reading ability and confidence. On national poetry day 21st March, during an interactive Continue reading

Burn’s night

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This 25th January, its time to celebrate Burn’s night! So here is a poem in tribute to this fine tradition, taken from the new poetry collection by Anita Williams celebrating all things British, entitled The very Great Britain in poetry Burn’s Continue reading

New Year’s Eve

Christmas Pudding Poem

It’s New Year’s Eve! So here’s a message from www.writtenwithasmile.com:- A time for true reflection on the year just past; a time to celebrate and look forward to all things new for 2016. When I think about 2015, I find Continue reading

A poem for Autumn

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A poem for Autumn Autumn cascade As we marvel at the splendour Of a scene adept in gold Brown layered over oranges Delighted, we behold. Autumnal glows awakening Shrill breezes set to raid Those aching creaking branches Of leaves so Continue reading

A poem for National Poetry Day

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A poem for National Poetry Day. A day to celebrate poetry in all forms. On National Poetry Day, I would like to share my latest poem with you, entitled “Fleeting Chance.” This is a poem about a real life encounter I had with Continue reading

Strensham air base open day!

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Join me at Strensham air base open day this Saturday! Midlands Air Ambulance Charity’s annual Strensham open day takes place on Saturday 5th September 2015 The open day is a fantastic chance for you to gain access to one of MAAC’s three operational Continue reading

Book signing day for Severn Hospice

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It’s book signing day for Severn Hospice this Saturday 29th August 2015! In celebration of the launch of Severn Thoughts, a poetry collection I penned specially for the wonderful Severn Hospice, this Saturday, 29th August, I will be spending the day Continue reading