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

Burn’s night

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 Burn’s night

A poem for National Poetry Day

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 A poem for National Poetry Day

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!

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

Uffington’s White Horse: A poem

We are close to publishing The Very Great Britain in Poetry, and would like to reveal another of the poems to feature inside this new collection. The White Horse of Uffington has been baffling visitors for many many years, and Continue reading Uffington’s White Horse: A poem

Churchill’s Pride

Fifty years on since the death of the great Sir Winston Churchill, one of the greatest Britons of all time, we felt it fitting to mark this anniversary with a poem in tribute:-   Churchill’s Pride A privilege to hear Continue reading Churchill’s Pride