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Blackbirds and the General Election

Despite the pouring rain, the garden has been full of birds today, primarily blackbirds. They are out in force, braving the weather to get the food they need, to keep themselves fit for the future and the cold months ahead. I hope we are…

Pagan Federation: New Poetry Book!

I’m very excited to announce that The Pagan Federation Anthology of Pagan Poetry (Volume 1) has been published and is available to buy on Amazon. I have two poems in the anthology, plus there’s poetry from Dan Coultas (who brought the anthology together), Eleanor…

In a pickle…

…But some of these fruits and vegetables Are still good A little soft A little wobbly A little less sweet Just add some sugar And soak it in vinegar Let the sharp bubbles Oxymoronically float… Read the rest on my Patreon, available for all…

November

Find out what I’ve been up to in November over at Patreon. https://www.patreon.com/posts/31811481 This post is public, but if you become my Patron you get access to exclusive poetry and music not available anywhere else. Thank you for all your support!

You Know it’s Samhain When…

Your husband can’t get out of the house because things keep randomly falling over, mostly on him. Stuff keeps disappearing and then turning up in odd places. You go into a room and something scuttles away into the corners, My Neighbor Totoro style. You…

Curry Night

Stepping back into my kitchen Which smells of Fenugreek Curry leaf Happiness A potato heavy Vegan affair That does surprisingly little To soak up Two shots of whiskey And a glass of homemade Cherry wine. Step out again, Wobble around the house Check for…

October

It’s the first of October It’s a rainy day It’s rescuing birds from cats It’s snuggling in a blanket while writing It’s letting the kids binge on films It’s not worrying about hanging the washing out It’s piles of procrastination It’s thinking about putting…