A day being The Spellwright in Herefordshire

“Its fur is soft as pollen” she says, and waves her wand. I’m writing a spell for a small girl who wants a kitten.  “This may take some time to work”, I warn, mindful of her concerned parent. I spent today at Courtyard Arts in Hereford at their wonderful Family Festival, packed with dragons, witches and unicorns.  Ledbury Poetry Festival were there in support.  The … Continue reading A day being The Spellwright in Herefordshire

In The Pink – a poetry project with people living with dementia

Lillian cups a tiny bird’s nest in today’s session in a Hereford Care Home.  She isn’t able to speak much, but she was utterly delighted.  It was marvellous to be able to bring such pleasure. What bird lived here?  So sweet. Soft.   Keeps warm, I expect. I don’t think we could do that. They’re so clever. They just do it with their beaks. true     … Continue reading In The Pink – a poetry project with people living with dementia