Poet on tour

Poet on tour. Gig dates. I’m so excited to be at Port Eliot Festival this summer on the Caught by the River stage but Cornwall is a reeeeeaallly long way from Wrexham so if anybody can help with additional gigs/readings/events for Rebel Sun while I’m in Cornwall or on the way home I’d be hugely […]

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the disappearing (a manifesto)

I’ve loved working as a community poet for over a decade now; taking poetry and the spoken word into communities across Wales; encouraging others to find their creative voice. It’s a rewarding and challenging role and one that I’ll continue as we begin the transition into living in a van this autumn/winter. I truly believe […]

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My Monkey Avatar

It’s just gone 7.30am and I’m on the train to Cardiff. The spring sun is pale and ethereal in a blue-wash sky and I’m looking forward to a busy three days of planning, manuscript edits and workshops. Maybe this sounds clichĂ©d but I’m still pinching myself that this amazingly multicoloured and sprawling piece of knitting […]

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Getting around Cymru

We’re still between vans at the moment so I’ve been relying on public transport when workshopping. The train is always the best option for getting to Cardiff or Swansea from Wrexham and the direct line is pretty efficient but along the coast the service is a bit threadbare (literally some of the seats are falling […]

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