Cry Freedom

Hello Poetry Lovers This is to tell you that Cry Freedom will be at Hampton Hill Theatre on Sunday 4th June. Directed by Anne Warrington and Ken Mason, with strong poetry, this promises to be a great production. This is the rehearsal from yesterday at the White House. Many great performers are working hard, includingContinue reading “Cry Freedom”

Surrey New Writer’s Festival

Hello Poetry Lovers On a sweltering Saturday, I went to the Surrey New Writer’s Festival at the University of Surrey. What an enriching day that was … While my friend Trisha was in the How to Make a Living as an Author class, I was establishing the two vital points of the day – theContinue reading “Surrey New Writer’s Festival”

An Afternoon out with Roger McGough

Yes, PL’s, you heard right. I spent the entire afternoon with Roger McGough at The Exchange in Twickenham. And yes, me and at least 300 others but…. Myself and the lovely Sharron Green aka rhymes_n_roses and Booming Lovely, were honoured to be among the finalists in the Roger McGough Poetry Competition. It was also aContinue reading “An Afternoon out with Roger McGough”

Domestic Corner…

Hello Poetry Lovers Now I love writing about housework, I have no idea why. I’m not an avid follower of this practice. (Sneezes from the dust). I mean, my dollshouse is immaculate, not a hair out of place but a 1:1 home …. Well…. The lovely talented poet Trisha Broomfield has given us a sharpContinue reading “Domestic Corner…”

More Cat Action…..

Hello Poetry Lovers Yes, we’re back to my favourite subject – Cats. Clever and talented poet Trisha Broomfield has written a beautiful nonet and tanka on our feline pals, and put over their personality with skill. Thank you so much, Trisha. Please keep them coming. Read on to enjoy these clever pieces ; Cat NonetContinue reading “More Cat Action…..”

Introducing The Booming Lovelies

Hello Poetry Lovers Well I said there was some exciting news and here it is. I cannot believe we are doing this wonderful venture at the Guildford Fringe Festival this year. However, it is all confirmed, booked, decided and I still keep pinching myself (ouch!). Upstairs at The Keep Pub – opposite Guildford Castle –Continue reading “Introducing The Booming Lovelies”


Hello Poetry Lovers How could I not write about seasons during this turbulent weather?! Glimpses of sun and warmth filtering through vicious wind and chill. So I selected the verse that used to be on the back of exercise books. There are two versions but I chose this one because it was longer. Now, weContinue reading “Seasons…..”