Lifesaving Poems has arrived

Lifesaving Poems has arrived Well, it has finally arrived. The anthology which began life as a blog, which began life as … More

Lifesaving Poems: the book

Photograph © Bloodaxe Books Ltd I am delighted to announce that my Lifesaving Poems series of blog posts has now become … More

The man kept piling things on

  I am driving to a thing. Not a famous thing, an out of the way thing. A classroom, perhaps. … More

The blogs I read (3)

Here are some more of my favourite blogs to read. I have put these together (I love them all) because … More

All this sitting about in cafés

The Sofas, Fogs and Cinemas   I have lived it, and lived it, My nervous, luxury civilisation, My sugar-loving nerves … More

When poets disappear

Some of my favourite poetry books of all time are anthologies. Not the headline selections everybody has (and has to … More