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One year on… Lisa Blower’s Sitting Ducks update

Sitting Ducks is shortlisted for the Arnold Bennett Literary Fellowship Award 2017 – the results of this will be announced in September 2017 It has attracted some great endorsements and reviews – I would particularly like to thank Stuart Maconie, Catherine Burgass, Kit de Waal, Writing West Midlands, National Writer’s Conference, Anna Dreda and the […]

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Cor! It’s Spring… DIVERSIFLY BLOG #1

Around where I live, you can tell when spring is coming when there is a marked change in the birdsong. And this starts in January; building, building into such excited chatter by May Day that it is almost too much to bear. Before that, the soundtrack of our winter is held together by Crow, Rook and by […]

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Sabrina Mahfouz joins Urban Birds project

I am so excited to be able to tell you that Sabrina Mahfouz joins the amazing list of poets commissioned by Fair Acre Press to write a poem on everyday encounters with the birds of Britain’s towns and cities – or DIVERSIFLY, for short. She joins: Andrew McMillan Brian Bilston Carrie Etter Kaite O’Reilly Dorothea Smartt James […]

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Last call to BIRDERS!

HELLO! to all birders and birdlovers! Do you have photos or memories of encounters with birds in your British town or city? Willing to share them? Go here, please – for more details and how to send them in We are running an Urban Bird project – and from May 1st we will be blogging […]

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