The most popular Lifesaving Poems of 2015

Here is a list of the most-read Lifesaving Poems¬†during 2015:   Mary Oliver, The Journey UA Fanthorpe, Atlas Ted Hughes, … More

The woman at the workshop

I am at a thing. Not a famous thing, but an important one nevertheless. People are there, people you and … More

The Year of Drinking Water, seven years on (free download)

Seven years ago I published The Year of Drinking Water, a pamphlet of poems, about my experience of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (Exeter … More

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

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