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

Burns night – “Stabbin’ the Beastie”

Continuing our Scottish theme, after last week’s post about the wonderful Glenfinnan, we couldn’t let this week go by without sharing our poem in tribute to Burns night. a great tradition, born in Scotland, and celebrated across Britain each year.. Continue reading Burns night – “Stabbin’ the Beastie”

Our Book shop is growing!

The book collection is growing at Written with a Smile! Click the image if you need more detail about any of the titles. Thanks for staying with us. You already know about the forthcoming book about all things Great Britain, Continue reading Our Book shop is growing!

Behold Glenfinnan! A legendary place

If you have visited Scotland with time on your hands to explore the magnificent highlands, you may have already visited this place. If you haven’t, I hope that this poem encourages you to do so. As is the case with many Continue reading Behold Glenfinnan! A legendary place

The Very Great Britain in Poetry!

Very exciting news! We are very close to completing the content of our latest poetry collection all about Great Britain! This keepsake has been written by Anita Williams to celebrate the attractions, traditions and special places we come across as Continue reading The Very Great Britain in Poetry!

Those Pearly Kings and Queens

Those Pearly Kings and Queens who do so much for charity have a history which stems from the story of a young boy named Henry Croft who sewed pearly buttons onto his hat and coat in order to become more Continue reading Those Pearly Kings and Queens

Shakespeare: The Bard of Avon.

When we consider our literary and creative education, it is difficult to imagine the exclusion of William Shakespeare. The Bard of Avon inspired and cultivated so many playwrights, poets, and writers. So here is our tribute in Rhyme to this Continue reading Shakespeare: The Bard of Avon.

Black Cab n Banter

This poem about a London Taxi ride is one of many poems about Great Britain, and appears in a new poetry book by author, poet and artist Anita Williams. A familiar sight on many a London street Our favourite ride: Continue reading Black Cab n Banter

The Mighty Red Arrows

The latest poetry ensemble : ‘The Very Great Britain in Poetry‘ is taking shape now, and very close to getting published. Whilst considering what makes Britain great, our author, Anita Williams, thought long and hard about what to include. This Continue reading The Mighty Red Arrows

Cox and Rowers!

If you love the intoxicating vibes spilling out at the scene of the world famous Oxford and Cambridge boat race, then this poem is for you.This charming piece will feature in the forthcoming poetry ensemble by Anita Williams entitled “The Continue reading Cox and Rowers!