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Where Are We Now? in music & words

Where Are We Now? That’s a bloody good question. The UK is politically, socially and economically at a crossroads, and the route to take not clear. 114 more words


Hollie McNish tells Folkestone what she wishes she'd been told

First published on WOWKent

Hollie McNish is a couple of minutes late to the Folkestone Quarterhouse stage. She keeps peering through the curtains throughout the hour long show. 805 more words


Caution: A cup of tea can lead to poetry

Here’s the poem

and here’s the real life cuppa and situation which inspired its writing:

(the end of this video also includes her referring to a poem she didn’t like and made her own poem in response to.   10 more words

Interesting Things #2

It’s been a while since my last Interesting Things post, not sure why – life gets in the way! – but here are the things that I find… 338 more words


Poetry & Performance

Last night I went to see Hollie McNish who was speaking as part of the Ilkley Literature Festival. I was blown away. Not only by her choice of words but also by her bravery in speaking the unspeakable especially surrounding being a mother. 226 more words


Sunday Poem - Linda Gregerson

It is glorious sunshine today here, though half of the garden is already in shadow, now that it is mid-afternoon. The hawthorn tree is still covered in red berries, and at the bottom of the garden, the laurel bushes that we chopped down two years ago have grown back to chest height. 1,236 more words