Monthly Archives: May 2013

Mystery man

  Ruth… this might be somewhat presumptuous on my part, but there’s a kiwi artist mate of mine who’s working in Ireland at the moment… he might well be interested in taking part. Well I was intrigued so I replied … Continue reading

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What’s new at the Post Office

I bought lots of postcards of musical instruments from the Bates Collection in Oxford and these have been used many times as reference material………. Postcards at the Post Office….  click on The Artists, select Laura Gregory, and find out what’s … Continue reading

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From Kansas to canvas

I love my new studio…in the back upstairs of the Old National Bank Building in Invercargill.  Sunshine spills through western windows in the afternoon. Want to know what’s happening at the Old Bank? Just click on The Artists, select Beverly … Continue reading

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Homeward bound

David will be heading back to Seattle with his family before the exhibition opens. I know, it’s a real pity. I’ve tried to convince him to apply for NZ citizenship but… home calls. For a smidgen more information click on … Continue reading

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Foxes and Giraffes

I once wrote a poem about foxes in London. At that time they were rare, but now they are all over the place. And so I am a bit worried that one day I will find giraffes also over London. … Continue reading

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Editor, proofreader and ex Fellow

  Photo courtesy of Graham Warman   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 … Continue reading

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Another type of writing

………..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 … Continue reading

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