It was with huge relief I saw a baby great tit make it out of the giant flower pot where its parents have woven the hugest complicated nest of moss… read more →
The seasons have been vacillating between summer and autumn. Early yesterday the garden was festooned with huge, dew-laden cobwebs but the afternoon was so hot, Canterbury was full of people… read more →
Here’s a poem about kindness by Palestinian-American poet Naomi Shihab Nye. She spoke elegantly and movingly at a NAPT conference several years ago. Her premise in the poem, that kindness… read more →
I am just back from Ty Newydd, tutoring with Graham Hartill on the Writing in Health and Social Care course that first ran in 2008. It will run again for… read more →
Writing in community was a theme of last week. On Tuesday, I saw Malika Booker read at the University of Kent. She mentioned several times how writing groups, writing buddies… read more →
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