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A SPAR?  A British convenience store that’s not quite as convenient as a 7/11?  Is the consumer-etymology founded from a Dutch spruce, a Scando fir tree, something that never dies, like tinned goods, and Vesta meals?   880 more words


Writing Process Blog Tour

The marvellous Salena Godden invited me to join the Writing Process Blog Tour, answering the questions below before nominating other writers I admire to continue the tour… Watch out for… 639 more words


Reading William Burroughs in Beirut, 14th June 1994

Burning Eye editor and poet Clive Birnie remembers 1994:

I have been working with Salena Godden on her forthcoming Burning Eye Book, Fishing in the Aftermath – Poems 1994-2014 since the beginning of the year, although we had been talking about it since the… 367 more words


Poems for Paxman #2: A Strong & Stiffly Worded Letter... by @SalenaGodden

A poet writing for other poets? I think not. But what do you think Mr Paxman? What about you Cerys, Helen, Dannie, Vahni? Do you agree with JP and the Forward’s rather cynical PR strategy? 9 more words

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Never Mind The Bloodaxe - Here's Salena Godden...

When I wrote a post about Lucy English a few weeks back most of what I said I could also say about Salena Godden.

Salena Godden is part of the fabric of 21st Century British literary culture. 501 more words