• Review: The Forward Book of Poetry 2017

    Welcome to this new innitiative of mine named Talking Points, which will consist of loose reviews and a general thoughts to which various entertainment wil lead me. Expect a mixture of contemporary and…

  • Prayer for a TeenagerĀ 

    I’ve no clothes, two days became a week. You were sitting with me on concrete carpet,  on a market blanket full of dust and fur.  Borrowed headphones on my shoulders, salty air and…

  • Demonic poetry

    So, I’ve done Ekphrastic poetry on my course. It’s about getting inspiration from a painting. I had previously thought that writing anything that goes alongside a painting is an easy way out of…

  • Back to Leicester and its Literature

    I have arrived back at De Montfort this week, and so I can finally delve back into appriciation of culture. The Everybody’s Reading Festival has started today and will carry on through the…

  • Precious Sea

    Shells lay listening, letting the sea sing, and you, lay quiet too as sea foam rose and cuddled your feet.   My necklace clucked. Amber and shells; heart on hand to you. I…

  • Want to write? Watch movies!

    “Read books,” is the number one writing advice you will find on the web, and on creative writing courses. It’s a corner stone, as obvious as researching your target market in business. How…