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

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