June Review

The evening in memory of Tony Hendry happened this week and I was very lucky to read his poem ‘Mellbreak’ at the event. It’s a poem I’d always liked and I will always remember him reading it at Foxes. I left the evening reflective, as you might expect. After thoughts of Tony I thought a … More June Review

Two Down. Two to Go.

So, we’re two (Post-Symposium) workshops through our programme. And I have thoroughly enjoyed them both. You never REALLY know how a workshop has gone. Unless someone demands their fee back straight away. Or unless someone is driven to denouncing your paltry skills of planning and organisation. Neither of these things has happened yet. I suppose … More Two Down. Two to Go.

Josephine Dickinson reads at Carlisle Poetry Symposium

I won’t get in the way here with unnecessary words, but I will say another big ‘thank you’ to Josephine Dickinson for being so supportive of the Symposium – and another brilliant reading. I’ll also say that this really is something that rewards rewatching (so thanks to Phil H. for his help in filming it … More Josephine Dickinson reads at Carlisle Poetry Symposium