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Far does the time go?

Far does the time go?  Behind us, or in front – depending on fit wye yer lookin. Ah’m nae aywis sure that time is a linear thing. Blink an ye’ll miss nearly five months o yer life.  That’s jist fit … Continue reading

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Being a writer is nine tenths rejection…

I need to remember this golden nugget of advice I received from my dissertation tutor. I’ve been drowning under a raft of submission rejections the past few months and that elusive validation of seeing my work in print seems further … Continue reading

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StAnza Slam!

The past couple of weeks have been a whirlwind of performing, writing and listening to amazing poetry. My feet haven’t had a second to touch the ground. I’ve met so many enthusiastic, interesting people and witnessed stellar performances of music, … Continue reading

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So much writing, so little time

My masters graduation is over and I’m feeling a little reflective. Looking at the past year fills me with amazement and gratitude. Brilliant things have happened and keep presenting themselves to me. I keep saying yes. I’ve made a plan … Continue reading

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It’s all gravy…

It really is.  So much has happened in the past few months, I hardly know where to start.  I don’t have to tell you everything but in terms of writing, there’s been lots going on, hence the distinct lack of blog-ness … Continue reading

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I’m a speakin weird live wire…

Aye. Ah dee spikk weird.  Especially fan ahm spikkin in full Doric.  That’s not the point of this blog however.  I refer to my FIRST EVER reading as a performance poet last night at the Speakin Weird event at Underdog. … Continue reading

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