The tigers of wrath, and an (un)discovered gem: David Spencer

Promises to keep and apologies to make; it’s been too long since the last post. I may be part-Troll. I may be like Detritus in Terry Pratchett’s stories…our brains don’t work in hot weather. I’ve also been distracted by disparate things. Like a cat going missing so I spend days of high anxiety, posting 150 … Continue reading The tigers of wrath, and an (un)discovered gem: David Spencer

Through the looking-glass (1): and a gem revisited….Keith Hutson

A meme has persistently popped up on my Facebook page recently. Poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world. Hmm. It occurs to me that my days have been defined by poets and poetry for the last few weeks. Residentials, a festival, readings, workshops, poetry blogs, planning programmes. A week ago I was given a … Continue reading Through the looking-glass (1): and a gem revisited….Keith Hutson

lights and bushels: another Polished Gem..Mike Di Placido

I promised you last week that we’d be having a guest, and also that I wouldn’t keep you waiting with a lengthy lot of musings about whatever had distracted me during the week. On the other hand, I did say I’d explain the business of an important Rugby League game. If you’re not passionate about … Continue reading lights and bushels: another Polished Gem..Mike Di Placido