An interview with Poetry Spotlight

This is the opening question and answer to an interview with Paul Clyne of Poetry Spotlight, published today. To read … More

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

Why do it?

because of the words and because of the books because of the woman in the anorak at the swimming baths … More

Just one thing

It all started with two remarks, one by a friend, the other by a stranger at work. ß The friend’s … 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