The most read Lifesaving Poems of 2013

These are the most read Lifesaving Poems posts of 2013.   Mary Oliver, ‘The Journey’ I first read this on … More

When one poet rescues another poet

I came across Hubert Moore’s fantastic book of poems The Hearing Room (Shoetstring, 2006) via my friend and neighbour Lawrence Sail. In … More

Review of Love for Now and Riddance

  Tomorrow the Church Times publishes a combined review of my memoir of cancer Love for Now and Riddance, my … More

8 great books about dying

The chances are, more of us are mortal than have multiple orgasms -Violet Weingarten, Intimations of Mortality When I was diagnosed … More