Poets Perform for the Lady

Poets Perform for the Lady

Poets Perform for The Lady and the Unicorn  Watching performance poets is always a textural experience – words, flow, sound, movement. It’s such an energising process that being in the audience is a far from passive experience; a bit like REM sleep. But watching poets perform modern thoughts and words in front of the overpoweringly […]

A Desk of Your Own

A Desk of Your Own

A Desk of Your Own Let her speak her mind and leave out half that she now puts in ... VW Then the penny dropped. I had been struggling with my writing. Not with the flow - the flow was, thank god, coming in thick and fast. But the pace of it and my surroundings clashed. Working at the kitchen table had seemed like a great idea - and suits my vision …

Sex Writing of the Week

Sex Writing of the Week

Sex. Lately it has been about sex. I sat at a high tea on the weekend - my sisters birthday - a sister I don’t see very often, who had invited the whole cavalcade of cousins within our family, all females, and provided us with a blistering view of the harbour, the beauty and activity of which clustered outside the huge glass plate windows for us to …