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Writing West Midlands and their Writer Networking sessions around the region rock !!

Yesterday I went along to Wellington Library for a free Writer Networking session run by Writing West Midlands. For no money whatsoever I was given two wonderful hours of talks, questions and answers, and chances to chat one to one with the two speakers, and with our host, Jonathan Davidson Go to :   http://www.writingwestmidlands.org/events/ The […]

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Liz Lefroy’s new poetry pamphlet

I am like a proud Aunt. I have been on a nine month journey with Liz Lefroy – and she has now given birth to her third poetry pamphlet It is called Mending the Ordinary It is the shape of a small photo album Gillian Clarke and Philip Gross comment : ‘From the delicious first poem, ‘In The Queue In […]

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Independent and full of Heart …

So let’s start at 8 am. This morning – Thursday 11th September 2014. A glorious morning. Mist and sunshine Driving from near Oswestry (our new local town) to Much Wenlock – and I realise, not for the first time that I live in the most beautiful place in the world When I say “realise” – […]

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Here is what to do this Bank Holiday Monday

Alex Ramsay – photographer; Liz Lefroy – poet OS    (BONES) at Workhouse Gallery, Presteigne LD8 2UF  (01544 267 8640) 11 am, Monday 25th August (lasts about an hour) £6 as part of the Presteigne Festival ……..from their website: Os         Poetry and Photography This year’s Workhouse Gallery exhibition features prints from Os, […]

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Death, Life and Poetry

When my Mum died in September I felt an intense urgency to work on a poem that I had written the month before. I had to do it, but I was rather concerned about my behaviour, and thought maybe I was avoiding thinking about ‘things’ … but when, and only when I had finished the […]

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facebook: is it like marmite?

My sense of time has greatly altered in the last ten days – since my watch battery died. I am rather enjoying my un-manacled wrist. Somehow I feel I have more time, these days.   So I have been filling it with facebook. I kept away from it for years. Then I signed up last […]

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