Burn’s night

3d book cover VBGP

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

Churchill’s Pride

Winston Churchill

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

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

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

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

Black Cab n Banter

Poem about a London Taxi Ride

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

The Mighty Red Arrows

Poem about The 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

Cox and Rowers!

Feel the ambience at the riverside...

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

Hooves and Hats

Royal Ascot Hooves and Hats

What a buzz there is every Ladies’ day at Royal Ascot! Here’s a poem about this fabulous, memorable day for you to enjoy. This poem will feature soon in a new poetry book. Please feel free to leave a review or Continue reading

Strawberries and Cream

Love tennis? Then this Wimbledon poem is just for you.

Like Tennis? Then this poem is for you. Keep watching at www.writtenwithasmile.com for the launch of a brand new poetry book all about Great Britain. This poem, ‘Strawberries and cream’ will feature in the new book, so this is a Continue reading