Recently on no more wriggling…
- Teaching the First World War – engaging imaginations with historic newspapers
- The Writer’s Blog Tour – coming out of the attic to party….
- The Sinking of the RMS Tayleur – author Gill Hoffs on how Victorian corsetry contributed to a tragedy…
- Shell shock on film: myth or reality?
- Who needs Glastonbury? The Keats House Festival 2014
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Tag Archives: Poetry
As many of those who read my blog regularly will know, I am a Londoner born and bred, not moving away from the city until I was 25 and and retaining my love of my roots even as I live … Continue reading
Just a quick post to show off let you know that I have been given what I consider to be a huge honour – a place on The Wordsworth Trust Romanticism blog on the fabulous Wordsworth Trust website. As part of … Continue reading
On Friday 21st March it was World Poetry Day. It is often one of those ‘days’ that passes people by, especially if they do not consider themselves a poetry lover. (I don’t think anyone truly dislikes poetry; they just haven’t … Continue reading
Poetry, for me, offers an opportunity to live within another’s thoughts as if they were my own. On this blog I have, from time to time, shared a poem that I have come across as I sit at my PC … Continue reading
I may be coming late to the work of Julian Peters. It is possible his illustrative work has been bringing young people to poetry for some time without me realising it. However, there may be some others out there, like … Continue reading
Well – just two more sleeps till Christmas Day – why does the time pass so quickly when you are an adult, yet Christmas seems to take forever to arrive when you are a child? Even though our children are … Continue reading
218 years ago today a wonderful Romantic poet (who still unites and interests the literary world) was born. So for John Keats’ birthday AND for Hallowe’en, I give you this chilling fragment… This living hand, now warm and capable Of … Continue reading
(Please note – this is not just a sales pitch for a great cause! I include some poems to add value so bear with me…..) I am proud to say that today is the first anniversary of the publication of … Continue reading