The Superheroes of Brazil

The Superheroes of Brazil

I spoke, in my last post, about the writing workshop I’d given at a local school (Ormiston South Parade Academy) and how much I enjoyed it. Well, today, I had the chance to visit the school again and talk to first year pupils in Miss Huddleston’s Brazil...
Imaginings of Italy

Imaginings of Italy

Writing is a wonderful thing. Reading is up there along with it too. Since I’ve been able to hold a pen, I’ve written.  Since I’ve been able to figure out that those letters thrown across the page were actually words and meant something, I’ve...

Humberston Academy poetry reading (redux)

Please drop by and read the fantastically weird poetry from four primary schools. I had the great pleasure of returning to Humberston Academy and holding a writing workshop with the 11 year old students of Humberston Primary, Middlethorpe Primary, Cloverfields Primary...

A matter of style

What is my writing style? Well, does my writing have style?  Is it a flowing script that captures your attention, or is it a mish-mash of words, thrown together like the ingredients for bread – creating some burnt, crispy rock cakes rather than the plump, fresh...
They’re poets and they know it!

They’re poets and they know it!

And the results are in! Well, the poems are anyway. I have great pleasure in showcasing the wonderful works of the four primary schools who joined me for the madcap poetry workshop at Humberston Academy. The workshop was part of their Festival of Literature and I had...
Talk the talk…

Talk the talk…

  Time   Days fall into Weeks fall into Months fall into Years. Time passes in the blink of The laughter, smiles and tears.   We wander through our lonely lives, Struggling to achieve, Knowing what we think we know, Believing what we believe.   But still we try and...

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