Writing the borders of darkness

This August, I’ll be leading three walking and writing workshops, part of Dark Fest, a hugely imaginative festival of all things night which is planned for November 2021. The photo above is of Sal Tonge’s brilliantly-lit dancers, photographed by Ben Osborne. My workshops are booking now – three separate opportunities to walk a short way into the Long Mynd as night falls – Saturday 14 … Continue reading Writing the borders of darkness

Troubadour of the Hills

I’m delighted to tell you I’ve been appointed the first-ever ‘Troubadour of the Hills’ for Ledbury Poetry Festival and Malvern Hills AONB.  The project launches next Thursday 4 October at 10am when I’ll perform at a National Poetry Day event at Ledbury Books and Maps. But today was a less public, but (I reckon) more energetic Troubadour happening, in the marvellous company of Y5/Y6 of … Continue reading Troubadour of the Hills