Inside & Out Book Launch

A huge thank you to the over 30 people who came to support the launch of Inside & Out in the Solstice Arts Gallery on Friday 28th. It was a weirdly warm evening on the brink of Storm Jorge and we had a lovely time. All copies were sold. I read The Eco Prince, Leaking … Continue reading Inside & Out Book Launch

Pre-orders for New Poetry Collection

Preorders have opened for my first poetry collection, ahead of the official book launch later in the month. ‘INSIDE AND OUT’ is a new mummy's response to motherhood and a shifting socio-political landscape. The publication examines world politics and current affairs or the 'Outside', and what this means for parents and their children in 'Inside', … Continue reading Pre-orders for New Poetry Collection

RIP Hatwearing

NECROMANCING THE TRILBY They’re still missing. Vamoosed from churches, proclamations and espionage. In absentia from wardrobes and our mind-sets. There have been ruminations, rumblings and rumours about the return of the hat. Let’s hold a seancé for berets, boaters, bonnets and busbys, Call back to action the cloche, coronets and cowboys, Revisit the derby, dupatta … Continue reading RIP Hatwearing

The Workplace Wardrobe

A poem about office clothes. The Workplace Wardrobe Sad black cardigan  Hanging on the wall  One small mercy,  You're not rolled up in a ball.  Worn out ballet pumps  Shoved into a drawer,  For your existence,  You wanted so much more.  Last year's sunglasses,  Underneath a binder,  When you were purchased,  You were a good bit finer.  Tobacco-prigged lip … Continue reading The Workplace Wardrobe