Why giraffes you ask? Well the answer can be found by clicking on The Poets and scrolling down until you see and click on Danielle Hope.
I have a story about an early poem of mine called ‘Jane Coleridge’. The poem mixes up, thoroughly anachronistically, Jane Eyre and the story of Coleridge’s famous distraction from writing ‘Kubla Khan’. It imagines a ………..
Want to find out what ‘it imagines?’ Well click on The Poets, scroll down until you find Emma Neale and all will be revealed.
………..yes, that IS a cast-iron typewriter in perfect working order over on the left, and which I still use as an interim step between longhand drafts (well before a computer enters into it) for nearly every poem I write.
To find out more about this poet’s writing methods click on The Poets and select James Scruton
But poetry remains at the heart of what’s most important of all – that’s where all my ideas, convictions, emotions, curiosity and love of language scrabbles to become coherent and affecting. No finer way of saying the things most worth saying.
For more fine thoughts from Brian click on The Poets and select Brian Turner.
I initially contacted Angela via her website and then I held my breath wondering if I was going to be lucky enough to hear back from her. Well you know the answer……
Click on The Artists, scroll down, and select Angela Swann to read about her high-flying life and see two of her stunning paintings.
I selected an old recipe book and devoured it.
Interested in finding out why she’s devouring recipe books? Click on The Artists and select Lynn Taylor.
I am a “binge” painter, usually in winter because summer is full of a myriad of other activities.
Wow, who is this artist?
Well click on The Artists and select Cathy Shemansky.