Monthly Archives: March 2017

Chapter One of Simon Says: Perfect Prison #amwriting

Simon says   Chapter 1: Perfect Prison   Who knows how she got to that moment? Banging on the kitchen door, demanding to be let out. She was cooking a pasta bake, pasta steaming away, needed a tissue, and she couldn’t get out of the door. Simon had Louis, their son, their one and a […]

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Let’s Talk about the Weather: A Review of The Storm Officer by Matt Black – Friday 17 March 2017

I haven’t seen many plays recently. The that ones I feel the most comfortable with are Shakespeare and I can’t think of the last time I saw a Shakespeare. Possibly when that lady from Surgical Spirit and Grant from Eastenders … Continue reading

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My top five tips on #personalsafety #staysafe

My Top Five Tips on Personal Safety Following the report that a rapist has been caught in Derby, but bearing in mind that a member of Ripley Running Club has been assaulted on Cromford Canal, here are my top personal safety … Continue reading

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My first publication in 17 years This is My Refuge in @womensdayderby magazine #herstory

I am proud to announce that one of my poems has been published in Women’s Day Derby’s magazine. This year, alongside the programme of event, they published a selection of poems, blogs, thoughts and biographies to inspire. They also provided … Continue reading

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Guilty #internationalwomensday #amwriting

Guilty Feel guilty for Lent Feel guilty for the war Pack your bags, have a tab And get drowned in it all.   Feel guilty for sunrise Feel guilty for cloud You’re a mother, like no other Don’t be quiet, … Continue reading

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