Back on the Train…

Hello Poetry Lovers No, I’m not back on the train yet but I wanted to return to this fascinating subject. The DeLorean has pulled up, so get in for late 1977 and see what my life was like when I worked for six months at High Holborn. (Forgive the perm! They really were the wayContinue reading “Back on the Train…”

Dolls House Villanelle

Hello PL’s Would you believe I took on a Villanelle this week. Something that’s always looked so extraordinarily complex and I actually conquered it – sort of! I mean Sestina’s – forget them! They’re the devil! So so hard, but a villanelle is kind of a softer cousin. The one that you could get awayContinue reading “Dolls House Villanelle”

Post Birthday ….

Hello PL’s Well, in response to my subtle hint in Trisha Broomfield’s birthday post, this clever poet has presented us with a real nostalgic delight. We’d better read this out quietly because Trisha, Mrs Slagg and Plastic Paul have a ‘bit of a head’ after the birthday celebrations last night. It all got a bitContinue reading “Post Birthday ….”

Birthday Celebration…..

A very happy birthday to the lovely poet and dear friend, Trisha Broomfield. Mrs Slagg and her establishment are proud to celebrate this special occasion. We hope you had a nice day, Trisha. Mrs Slagg has presented Trisha a cake – not stale enough for her standards but by the time you’ve got through oneContinue reading “Birthday Celebration…..”

Adventure Stories

Hello Poetry Lovers, Below, you’ll see another kind of testcard – a moving one. I was thrilled to record this video for the lovely Celine’s Salon YouTube channel last week. It’s a great channel to subscribe to – full of innovative and amazing artists. The occasional ham actor too – er – see below… ThisContinue reading “Adventure Stories”

WATERFALL…….

Hello Poetry Lovers Now this is going to come as a shock but Mrs Slagg does actually have a soft side. Mainly she likes brutal poems, but she has time for the occasional piece about nature and the elements too. Especially if they’re in an acrostic and nonet form like the one clever poet SharronContinue reading “WATERFALL…….”

Second Review for the Slagg’s!

Well, Poetry lovers, a second review has come in for the Slagg’s Cafe. Thanks to the lovely poet, Trisha Broomfield Review of The Slagg’s Cafe At the Slagg’s, fags are compulsory ash joins sugar sifting onto table tops wiped ‘clean’ with apron hems and woolly sleeves. Tea is distinguishable from coffee by the smell sandwichesContinue reading “Second Review for the Slagg’s!”

Interview!!!

That’s right, PL’s! You heard correctly! The amazing Simon Maddrell will be appearing in this very studio (Rapturous applause from the audience. Some fainting) Now calm down, PL’s, we don’t want to frighten our distinguished guest off because he’s here now. Heeere’s Simon Maddrell. (Pandemonium- Security overwhelmed). (Our esteemed guest wafts down the lighted stairs)Continue reading “Interview!!!”