Tag Archives: Poetry

Book Post – Rise Up & Repeal

‘Ní Saoirse go Saoirse na mBan. There is no Freedom until the Freedom of Women.’                                                   … Continue reading

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Charity Writing Competition Finale

The results of the Link Age Southwark UK & Ireland-wide writing competition were celebrated this month as part of the charity’s twenty-fifth birthday party. It was a lovely evening during which many dedicated volunteers were recognised for their ongoing commitment and support. … Continue reading

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Charity Writing Competition Winners

I was absolutely thrilled with the response to the Link Age Southwark UK & Ireland-wide charity writing competition! We were inundated with entries from both adults and children. Judging is now complete and winners have been notified. Everyone was most impressed with the high standard … Continue reading

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Charity Writing Competition

There’s just over a month to go before the deadline of the UK & Ireland-wide writing competition I’ve organised to help celebrate the 25th anniversary of lovely London charity Link Age Southwark. Entries have already started coming in and there’s plenty … Continue reading

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Greenwich Book Festival 2017

This year’s Greenwich Book Festival took place in the beautiful setting of the Old Royal Naval College and was accurately described as ‘intimate in scale, though grand in setting.’ Its diverse programme featured both famous and emerging writers from a wide range of mediums including memoirs, … Continue reading

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Short-listed Poem

My poem about my home city of Birmingham was short-listed recently for the Verve Poetry Prize 2017. I went along to the Verve Poetry Festival this weekend which aimed to ‘capture and celebrate the spirit of Birmingham and its creative, plucky, … Continue reading

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