Including (brief!) review of ‘Fiere’ by Jackie Kay.
On 25th June, I travelled back to where I grew up for a very special poetry event. Over a fortnight, Carol Ann Duffy led a tour across the country, starting in Falmouth and finishing in St Andrews. 781 more words
Now that so many people have lost all inhibitions on what to say to perfect strangers, suggesting they go back where they came from, the answer isn’t all that simple, even if we wanted to, or could return. 397 more words
Closing the first day of Grrrl Con was writer and poet, and most recently Scotland’s new Makar, Jackie Kay. She begins by reading a poem on friendship, Fiere, adding, “There might be some words in that poem that you didn’t understand, but that’s life!” 770 more words