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New Year Resolutions…Oh No!

Made a list of last year’s successes instead: Stayed alive! More or less kept up with promises to family and friends. Managed to keep my blog going after ten years seemed a pity to  abandon it Made a show with … Continue reading

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Hey I’m reading at Pighog on Thursday

invited by Michaela Ridgway and on the same bill as Jackie Wills, Colette Sensier  Brendan Cleary no less!  The Nightingale Room. Grand Central 29-30 Surrey Street. 7.15. “What an honour”  I said to the rabbit “and you can’t come  because you haven’t been invited!” … Continue reading

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Floating into the autumn…

Floating is a bit how I’ve been feeling recently, but no I am not dangling from these strings!  ‘Chasing the Rabbit’ (my new enterprise) has been encountering a few teething problems.  I knew I would have to face changing my editing … Continue reading

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Happy New Year to Everyone.

. . .from popular posts in 2014                                                                                                             … Continue reading

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One more Pigbaby to go – Saturday.

I wasn’t going to  blog them all, but as I have been on the door this week in return for free entry and a glass of wine – it seemed churlish not to cover the whole week. However last night … Continue reading

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Hey don’t miss it – Pigbaby at Redroaster Coffee House

One down – four to go. Tonight Meredith Collins happily introduced the audience to the award winning poets Pascale Petit and Vanessa Gebbie the latter launching her new pamphlet ‘The Half-life of fathers’. Some of Pascale’s poems about her father were … Continue reading

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Shedman shares his poetry.

A sad and sorry shed on the Weald allotment last week! This week we walked through the salubrious setting of the Bali Brassie and there we were in Shedman’s shed!  Well to be truthful there wasn’t a shed this time round, … Continue reading

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Piggy poets at it again at the Roaster last night.

Hugh Dunkerley writes ecological poetry which is well observed and often  scathing. Tonight he was well on form with poems about DNA the world and everything. In his second session he changed his tone and included a  wonderful three part … Continue reading

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Pighog poets come up trumps at the Redroaster!

Fantastic night a the Redroaster tonight, a completely full house for the warm, touching and often witty poetry of Maria Jastrzebrska, widely translated and with several books to her name. Tonight she was well on form, two of the poems she … Continue reading

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Pighog’s new season of ‘piggy’ poets.

Tonight we have the lovely Robin Lawley hosting, whose deadpan delivery is full of wit and humour. reads his own poetry,  improvises to cover changes with mics etc and is a good time keeper. The two poets featured are Jackie … Continue reading

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