Category Archives: Poetry readings – London – Brighton

Earls Court Square – Poet in Residence – the day dawned.

On Friday night when we arrived the area around Earls Court Station was of full of enthusiastic tourists, busy cafes, pubs  despite the papers being full of stories about the dreadful fire that had killed so many. On Saturday a … Continue reading

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Poetry London’s Spring Launch in brief.

I was up in London at Kings Place this week despite the fact I have had problems with my eyes and hate the the cold weather! Well my eyes were settling and I had already bought a ticket for Poetry … Continue reading

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To Troubadour despite Southern Trains…

Monday –  sat in the One shop to get a ticket to London along with others hoping their trip to the panto was not on a strike day! Even today potential cancellations so decided to leave early to get the … Continue reading

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Looking out for some fairy magic!

      The Fairy on the 12A – There was a fairy on the 12A today with white gauzy wings purple tights and pink wellingtons. Her magic powers spread to the lady with the new hip giving her gip, … Continue reading

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Wandering around with words for Remembrance Sunday

Minding Grandpa Grandpa sits in silence twisting threads on a white wooden frame with rows of neat nails on each side weaving patterns with silky thread recovering from the Great War and comrades lost on the Somme forbidden by Grandma … Continue reading

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Eccles thinks he is off to Ticehurst on Sunday

which is madness considering he will need someone to pull his strings! He didn’t even ask me about the possibility of attending when he fixed it on the phone a few minutes ago with Kit Smith. But then he told … Continue reading

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Calling all poets…

Could it be an unfamiliar footprint for the winner? Seems very unlikely but who knows? Anything can happen in a competition. Could the winner could be you?   There are five great reasons for entering the annual Troubadour International Poetry Prize: top … Continue reading

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