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June 14, 2016

Halfway through a different life

I asked ‘What would make me better?

‘Dark would’ said the answer measling

dodgy Braille on a pill packet.

I tried to believe that I was being guided


by a Thunderbird

sent from the other side (ITV).

It felt like a crowd, not solo,

even th...

April 11, 2016


My sabbatical from the Camembert

and semantics of Swindon



The mechanics constituted

slumps of down in the dumps

and what we were when civic was a duty

not a hatchback.


I've said before and I said it yesterday

give me Liddington Hill

in a handful of pills

or drive down


September 14, 2015


I'm reading at this sparkling event next week organised by the glitter ball of organisation that is Helen Smedley, please try to come along if you can, as you can see it's to help innocent people fleeing conflict.


There will be all sorts of excitingness going on but h...

September 12, 2015

I love this. Do you?


Poetry Magazine



September 11, 2015

As my favourite dead rock star superhero would say, 'stupidity tries'. Today, looking through my iTunes dungeon, I discovered that I took out a digital subscription to Poetry Magazine (Editor Don Share featured Squandermaniaing)  in April. Something must have happened...

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