Poetry

My next project will be two new plays for children under the working title 'Cloaked Tales.' Having been successful in a Grants for The Arts Application from Arts Council England. Cloaked Tales will be a collaboration between a Textile Artist (Sara Lowes), Performance Poet (Me), a Composer (Jonathan...

ACE said YES!!! Two new plays for Children will be hitting libraries and theatres this Autumn. one for 3-5 year olds and another for 7-12 year olds. I'm really excited about this project. Watch this space for updates as rehearsals get underway. Can't wait to be working...

http://youtu.be/S_txb_C2PlU "Oh my god! I got 122000 points" The year four boy shrieked to a friend on a competing table with the same excitement normally reserved for scoring a goal. We're not outside and there is not a ball in sight. I'm in a school in...

[gallery type="circle" ids="888,887,884,885,886"] It's been a wonderful journey creating The Paint Peerers Tales for @V_and_A. We had our first three shows today. I'm exhausted but hugely pleased with the audience response. Parents and children were hugely active during the show creating horse sound scapes and adding...

Received another review for Werewolf Club Rules from the wonderful PoetryZone where students can upload their poems!   "The joy of this collection is the author’s ability to paint pictures with words…"   http://poetryzone.co.uk/tuc-reviews/   This follows hot on the heels of two other reviews here...

It's been a full weekend of poem submissions and play editing and getting used to the idea that my debut collection is, as of friday 1st August, officially out in the world, I've been hugely grateful for the messages of support i've gained for the...

Did you know a kid in school who always told on you? Or were you that kid?Timmy Tell Tale - An alliterative tale in under one minute.[youtube=http://youtu.be/a3zygxunUJk]...

For all the amazing teachers out there, that have taught me, that I've had the pleasure of meeting, for all that you do and all the lives that you touch. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uMVBMA4WDcU...