A poem from a snowy Christmas, though I think all I’ll see this year is rain. I wrote it at my smallholding in Dumfriesshire, Scotland, a few years ago. I’d gone out on Christmas morning to let out the hens and feed the sheep after a night of snow. Wishing you all a very Happy Christmas and a joyful, creative 2014! Snow … Continue reading Happy Christmas!
I’m just back from a lovely overnighter in Edinburgh, cared for by Scottish Poetry Library, to celebrate the official end of the wonderful Walking With Poets project. This summer, the SPL put 4 poets in the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh’s four Gardens across Scotland. I was lucky enough to be in Logan Garden, in far western Galloway – Scotland with palm trees, a gulf stream … Continue reading An Edinburgh Celebration for ‘Walking With Poets’