Monthly Archives: February 2018

Port by Simon Stephens

Sometimes, you come across words and music which hit a chord … This trailer for Leeds University Union Theatre Group’s excellent production of Simon Stephens’ play Port and the performance by the cast and crew at the University’s Stage Theatre … Continue reading

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Eye Flash Poetry

A lot of excitement in Northern Towers yesterday at the news of the line up in Issue #2 of Eye Flash Poetry Journal (out soon). Paul Stephenson, Stephen Daniels, Adam Horowitz, Maria Stadnicka, George Aird, Christina Newton, Kathryn Alderman, Neil … Continue reading

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Rainbow Friday by JH

“I once knew this girl. Small like a mouse she was … big eyes. And colourful ribbons; dancing kite ribbons in the playground. Red one day, blue the next and rainbow ribbons Friday. Didn’t say anything in the uniform rules … Continue reading

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Return to Mardale

Published in Atrium Poetry today! Where today you’d find Haweswater reservoir in the Lake District, there was once the village of Mardale Green. Back in the 1920s, an Act of Parliament was passed allowing Manchester Corporation to build the reservoir … Continue reading

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Diversifly … urban bird project

Now available. Buy here ——->>>

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Struggling to wake, hung over, I stumble heavy eyed to the bathroom, fumbling the razor into the sink.   Profanities are muttered, as water cascades over clumsy hands, temperature rising as the boiler kicks in.   With thin ribbons of … Continue reading

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