As Socrates so nearly said, the unexamined handbag is not worth carrying. Friend Josephine Corcoran put up a blog recently, asking fellow writers to share what’s in their bag or … Continue reading
Originally posted on The Human Seasons:
This is my first post for the Human Seasons. It’s Star Wars Day – May the Fourth be with you, reader! and also with…
Happy Valentine’s Day. Or as we know it in our family, Simon’s birthday. Or as you may call it, the Festival of Unusually Expensive Flowers.
….again. It’s the shortest day of the year. Tomorrow the nights start drawing out again, and the days get a little longer with each sunrise. Is the year’s glass half … Continue reading
….are ruthless, prescriptive, proscriptive – and if they sound just a teeny bit dogmatic, that’s because these are the faults I come across all the time in others’ work – … Continue reading
Some poets dislike National Poetry Day. ‘Doesn’t poetry happen every day?’ they say. Yes, of course it does. Of course it does. But here’s a secret, from someone who used to … Continue reading