Once again it’s time for the annual Project for Awesome, a brilliant charity event where online creators and their fans unite to raise money and try to decrease the amount of worldsuck (exactly what you think it is…basically everything 2016!) I always try to give as much as I can but this year I…Read more P4A 2016 Poetry Edition
I've got an appointment this week to go and see my psychiatrist and decide which anxiety and depression medication I'm going to have a go at. I'm sitting at home, working and worrying. I am worrying about too many (and too personal) things to list but it made me realise that the relief of this is…Read more Before the Drugs Kick In
This actually snuck up on me - I have been a bit out of the loop of things recently. I've been on holiday, I've been looking after my Mum who's had an operation and I've been doing a lot of reassessing of things. So I had completely forgotten that World Mental Health Day was coming…Read more World Mental Health Day
For National Poetry Day 2016 here is a small extract from one of the poems in my debut poetry collection, Just Three Words, which was released this summer. The poem is titled 'Death of a Snow Bunting' and was inspired by three words which were suggested by Mark Gatiss.
Happy National Poetry Day! Each year I try to do something different to celebrate National Poetry Day. Sadly that won't be happening this year. Long story short, my Mum is having an operation today and so my focus is totally on her and not on poetry. However this is the first National Poetry Day that…Read more National Poetry Day 2016
My imagination sparks with images, when I see something I want to figure out a way to tell its story. People, places, objects, ideas are pictures that become stories. A lot of the poetry that I write has come from one image. To that end, Pinterest is brilliant. If you want to check out the…Read more Pin Down Problems
It's been a while since this website had an airing. I've been sharing all of my ideas and thoughts on my Patreon page. I still use Patreon to share my poetry but I am going to start blogging over here again. Using Patreon to replace my website completely was the hope, however, Patreon's blogging system is really…Read more Welcome Back