May Maps Turn Upside Down & Lose Them

Ink-stained fingers marked the marvellous weekend I’ve just spent being The Spellwright for Ludlow Medieval Fayre. Thank you for having me! For two days I wrote spells, one after another, for everyone from 4 to 94. Do you know, in five years of Spellwrighting, no-one, no-one at all, of any age, has ever asked for money? Or riches. Or treasure. Here’s a selection! A beautiful … Continue reading May Maps Turn Upside Down & Lose Them

Here Be Elephants #NationalPoetryDay

Wishing you all a very happy #NationalPoetryDay! I’ve been so lucky to be a part of it this year, so please join me in celebrating Shropshire with elephants! Some months ago, I was asked to be BBC Local Poet for Shropshire for National Poetry Day 2019, and on BBC Radio Shropshire we put out a call for #HomeTruths stories about the county. And along came … Continue reading Here Be Elephants #NationalPoetryDay