Your One Phone Call

I’ve been a bit slow with updating this blog with little poems I’ve had published here and there, so I thought I’d do a mini one now! A few months ago, Your One Phone Call published two of my poems on their website – ‘My Place’ and ‘Sun Burn’. You can read them through these…Read more »

Bone Ovation

Here it is… The big news. The showstopper. The little thing I teased a few weeks ago when I talked about shoving large amounts of cake in my face (it was my birthday too around that time – hence the over-interest in cake!) The big kahuna. My poetry collection ‘Bone Ovation’ is going to be…Read more »


Yaaaaaaaaaar. Ok, so I’m not particularly pirate-y, but I like to think that I might be a rogue in my own particular way. This month I’ve been published by Picaroon Poetry, a magazine especially for poets of the roguish sort. I’m honoured to be read as dangerous enough, as usually I feel as edgy as…Read more »

I Stain

I don’t often get too political. I think it’s a responsibility of the thoughtful poet or bard to give meaning to a chaotic world, or to help understand a state overcome with horror. I worry that I can’t write eloquently enough, that I don’t understand the facts well enough, or even that I’ll say something…Read more »


Happy September! And the leaves come tumbling down. I love autumn. The month has been kickstarted by my poem ‘I Love You’ being included in issue 10 of Allegro Poetry Magazine. You can read the issue here. I’ve hardly had any time to write or be creative at all lately – moving house and various…Read more »


I was asked to contribute to Howlarium – writing a few words on meditation, writing, and compassion. As these are three the subjects I’ve written on quite a bit before (they’re completely fascinating) I said an instant ‘Yessirree!’ You can read what I have to see over on Howlarium itself: