Lyrics, Leaves & Lives – a new audio trail at Queenswood

This morning I drove down to Queenswood Country Park & Arboretum for the official launch of Lyrics, Leaves & Lives audio trail.  I’ve contributed two poems to this, In Holm Wood and a brock geology, and the whole project was developed in partnership with Ledbury Poetry Festival.  It was the first of May, green and soft and slightly drizzling.  Queenswood Heritage Gateway Project Officer, Rose … Continue reading Lyrics, Leaves & Lives – a new audio trail at Queenswood

‘Understories’ with Whalebone

This is such a wonderful project! I’ve been working with hugely talented band Whalebone for the past 18 months, building a collection of poems and music with them, all focused on telling the new lore of Shropshire. We’re proud to have Arts Council England support. Here are urban – and rural – myths, and tales just out of living memory.  They are the common uncommon. … Continue reading ‘Understories’ with Whalebone