Zooming ………

Lumme, Poetry Lovers! So much Zoom going on at the moment…. Had a wonderful poetry Zoom last Thursday with Write Out Loud – then a breather till Sunday! Then on Sunday at 4 pm, I watched Live from the Butchery hosted by the wonderful Martin Figura. Tip top readers! Then our very own Virtual PoetryContinue reading “Zooming ………”

Bonfire Night…..

Yes, Poetry Lovers, it’s that event of the year. They say there’s beautiful fireworks out there, but I have to take their word for it. I’m busy having my hands over my ears, and snuggling in with Dobby. Always loathed it – especially bangers. So, to show my displeasure, I have penned an anti-Guy FawkesContinue reading “Bonfire Night…..”

Review – Poetry Performance Online

Well, last night we had the second virtual Poetry Performance evening, bringing Poetry at the Adelaide into our own homes. A great success. Hosted by the vibrant Clive Rowland, we had a full programme of original and innovative poetry. Starting with the clever John Sephton with two small and classy poems Blue Notes and ExpectingContinue reading “Review – Poetry Performance Online”

Halloween II

Hello, Poetry Lovers. My two lovely poet pals have accepted my challenge and came up with more wonderful Halloween pieces. And they’re fabulous! Here are pictures of that glamorous pair – Trisha Broomfield and Sharron Green. Read on……. And witches fly…….. by Trisha Broomfield 2020 They tell me it’s the night that witches fly, IContinue reading “Halloween II”

Halloween!!

Hello, Poetry Lovers. So, Halloween is looming, eh? I’ve taken the liberty of penning two poems about this certain night. The first is in the style of Pam Ayres, and the second is – er – in my style really…. Well, read on….. h alloween, you’re such a bore! Trick or Treater’s at my doorContinue reading “Halloween!!”

Bath Night…..

Hello, Poetry Lovers. Today we feature a stunning and nostalgic poem from the lovely and talented Trisha Broomfield. Badedas on Bath Night will hold many memories of that one night of the week. Once again we’ll inhale that classy Badedas. Still the best really, but it’s the Coal Tar soap that really brings back theContinue reading “Bath Night…..”

Memory Corner

Hello, Poetry Lovers, the Reliant has taken us back to our beloved Memory Corner. This time to the winter month of December 2019. The 2nd, in fact. This was a wonderful night at the Troubadour Cafe. Thanks to the lovely Anne-Marie Fyfe, a strong, talented poet, and inspiring teacher, the very cream of poets gatheredContinue reading “Memory Corner”

Interview!!

Yes, Poetry Lovers! We’ve got the fascinating and enigmatic poet, Michael Cutchey on the show today! (pandemonium) Now settle down, PL’s. I know you’ve been queuing all day but we don’t want to frighten our guest, do we?! Because here he is….Michael Cutchey! (our guest sweeps down the lighted stairs accompanied by disco music, almostContinue reading “Interview!!”

Happy Families

Hello PL’s! I thought by now I’d be posting about poetry gigs and all sorts of live events. Well, as we all know, that cannot be the case. Hands up who thought this Lockdown would all be over by now! I know I certainly did! So that can mean only one thing! Looking in theContinue reading “Happy Families”