This is a page of talks, readings and other media in which my poems have featured.


This is a recording of a talk I gave at Greenbelt Festival in 2019, celebrating the life and vision of the Australian biker-preacher John Smith.


Recent radio work

May 1, 2016, on Jane Kenyon’s Let Evening Come, from Lifesaving Poems, Something Understood, BBC Radio 4

January 18, 2016, A Pause for Thought, read by Jim Harris on The Chris Evans Breakfast Show

June 16, 2015, Arena (RTE) interview with Seán Rocks, produced by Sinéad Mooney


Life Begins With Cancer, Greenbelt, 2013

This is the recording of my reading ‘Life Begins With Cancer’, recorded at the Greenbelt Festival on Sunday 25th August, 2013 in the literature Hub.

It includes readings from Riddance and my memoir, Love for Now

This is an edited version of the reading and does not include the Q and A.

With thanks to Katherine Venn, Andrew Tate, all of the venue crew, and Rowena Gliddon.


This is a recording of a reading at Holy Ground, Exeter Cathedral, on 14 October 2012

With thanks to Anna Norman-Walker and the Holy Ground team.

Holy Ground Reading


This is a recording of a reading at the Troubadour Coffee House, on 22 October 2012

With thanks to Anne-Marie Fyfe.

Troubadour 22 Oct


These recordings were made at the Aldeburgh Poetry Festival, 2002, and are used here with kind permission of The Poetry Trust.

They were originally published in Nowhere Better Than This (Worple Press, 2002).

Driving to Switzerland

What They Left Behind

My Fox

Leonard Cohen is my Barber

The Difference

The School Walk

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