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!!!”

The Slaggs Cafe’s first review

Hello PL’s We are most honoured to have our first review of the Slagg’s Cafe. This is thanks to the lovely poet, Sharron Green. Herself a big frequenter of this desirable ‘In’ place. Not the most favourable of reviews, but you’ll find there is a backlash of The Slagg’s most loyal customers. There is toContinue reading “The Slaggs Cafe’s first review”

Mrs Slagg’s Poetry Hour

Hello Poetry Lovers Welcome to the Poetry hour – well, five minutes really. Mrs Slagg is holding auditions for her open mic poetry spots. So first, we have a lovely and vivid nonet from the stunning Trisha Broomfield Followed by a haiku from the amazing Anne Warrington. Firstly we have Trisha’s piece Nonet Sunshine shinesContinue reading “Mrs Slagg’s Poetry Hour”

Dobby does Nonet

Hello Poetry Lovers, After Dobby’s miserable encounter with Keats, I’ve persuaded her to write a nonet poem for Mrs Slagg. In return for (canned) sardines at the back of her pantry Anyway, read on – it’s untitled Give me food, preferably sardines No, I’m not going to ask nicely! I want that fish right away!Continue reading “Dobby does Nonet”

Wardrobe III

Well, another of our lovely Poetry Lovers has accepted my Poetry Wardrobe challenge – the wonderful and enigmatic Ray Pool Or Ray of the Pools as our mutual friend Donall Dempsey would say. You may also recall that I had the pleasure of interviewing Ray on my talk show last year. One I will cherish.Continue reading “Wardrobe III”

The Slagg’s Cafe

Hello Poetry Lovers. Welcome to the Slagg’s Cafe – our new regular feature. As you can see from the picture above, there are already poetry readings featured at this classy establishment. Plus a bone fide home-cooked menu: Watery own-brand instant coffee. Slab of meat pie (meal deal). Tea with three sugars. Verbal abuse from MrsContinue reading “The Slagg’s Cafe”

Interview!!

Welcome to the show, everybody! We’re back at the Talk Show studio! (rapturous applause. Security on alert) Now calm down, Poetry Lovers, we don’t want to frighten off our esteemed guest – the amazing Mark Chamberlain … (pandemonium – the house virtually comes down) (the host bangs a ruler on the desk – there isContinue reading “Interview!!”