Doggerel for the Discerning

Over at that wonderful organ, The Yorkshire Times, another poem in the ‘Doggerel’ series has surfaced. Last week, the title poem from ‘My Camel’s Name Is Brian’ was front and centre (copy and link below with a favourite photo of Ian McMillan at Tullie House last year), but today we’ve gone for ‘The Thoughtful Little…

Quick October Update

An opportunity has arisen to write for The Yorkshire and Lancashire Times on the internet. The poetry blog entries I upload here on WordPress have attracted the attention of a group that publishes news, arts and literature features on the web and I have been asked to supply the occasional piece for circulation under their…

Life Inside The Poetry Fridge

On the train to Carlisle at silly o’clock in the morning, I began having examination flashbacks; you know the sort of thing … nightmares involving turning up for O Levels or A Levels, university end of year progress exams, SATs or whatever in just your vest. Don’t be daft, I told myself, you’re properly prepared…