The Psyche of Spring by George Marion McClellan

This weekend felt more Spring-like. Beautiful crystal clear nights, frosty mornings and most importantly, warmth in the sunshine. The tulips are blooming and I am trying to persuade everyone to do our annual cycle to the local bluebell wood – Continue reading The Psyche of Spring by George Marion McClellan

Extract from “44 Things” by Kirsty Gunn

In honour of Mothering Sunday, I wanted to include a poem about motherhood and in honour of mothers. Despite scouring the internet, nothing really fit, and then I remembered this book 44 Things by Kirsty Gunn which I bought when Continue reading Extract from “44 Things” by Kirsty Gunn

Reflections on November: writing target and poems

Lockdown II: The Return (as I am calling it although I notice that all the cool kids call it Lockdown 2.0, oh well), coincided almost with the beginning of November and I had two biggest projects or shall we say Continue reading Reflections on November: writing target and poems

“Hope” is the thing with feathers – (314), Emily Dickinson

Given that my theme this week has been women poets and it is also Thanksgiving weekend, it seems appropriate to include Emily Dickinson here today. She is another poet I feel like I should know more about. I can see Continue reading “Hope” is the thing with feathers – (314), Emily Dickinson