Tag Archives: Poetry

Bunhill Fields – the resting place of some of the biggest names in history.

You might remember a few weeks ago I wrote about the dreadful place Dancing on the Dead at Enon Chapel – The Victorian Sensation! Whilst writing that and out and about on research, I gained the chance to visit Bunhill Fields. … Continue reading

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For I Will Consider My Cat Jeoffry

The internet is always full of cat videos and cat memes and I thought I would try to raise the bar a little by bringing up the marvellous poem by Christopher Smart, a poet and mystic who led an eventful … Continue reading

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Stuck for Gift ideas? Grab yourself a book or ebook!

It’s that time of year when many people are looking for a gift for a friend, loved one or maybe just a treat for yourself.      I must admit that living here in the UK and being relatively busy, … Continue reading

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New book promo video & poems from Very Sad Poetry

A few weeks ago I released my new book, Very Sad Poetry.  Thank-you to everyone who as purchased a copy, for a few days I was giving William Wordsworth a run for his money on the Amazon ranking charts and … Continue reading

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My New Book – Very Sad Poetry

I’m delighted today to be able to announce the release of my first ever book of poems, Very Sad Poetry.   I felt very strongly that there are a great deal of poetry books on happy subjects of love, friendship … Continue reading

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The Recording Angels

I was going to write today about the situation in Syria and Iraq and torment put upon the ancient local Christians there but then I thought I would write something a little more positive and what I am going to … Continue reading

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Poetry from the Trenches

The 11th of November is Armistice Day, the day that originally marked the end of World War 1.   These days Remembrance Day or Poppy Day as it is sometimes called also focuses on the many later wars of the 20thC … Continue reading

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