I watched Men Who Sleep in Cars a drama, in verse, linking the lives of three men who, you’ve guessed it, sleep in cars, but one of them cheats, because he has the luxury of a Ford Transit van. 290 more words
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We were drawn to this walk by the Northumberland National Park Poems in the Air project. Earlier this summer, we’d listened to Simon Armitage recounting his Proposal Stone poem on the Simonside Hills… 1,110 more words
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
Translated from the Middle English by Simon Armitage
(Faber & Faber, 2007)
ix + 114 p.
This is a poem that I love, and, in addition to a Middle English version, I’ve a few different translations in my collection, most notably that… 627 more words
Last Wednesday, I ran the last workshop (of four) at M Shed museum, around their excellent Skeletons exhibition.
As well as spending time with loads of brilliant young writers, from three schools and those who’d come to the summer holiday workshop – I felt like I’d gotten to know those bones rather well. 215 more words