RVS Hereford

The ‘First Time for Everything’ programme, sponsored by the Prudential, takes place every month at the Royal Voluntary Service in Hereford and gives older people the opportunity to meet and to try something new. There are so many benefits to joining a group activity and doing something different. The creative writing workshop had an Autumnal theme […]

Watchers of the Skies

At South Brent Old School on Saturday 27th October. Looking forward to the last performance of ‘Watchers’ for 2018 in South Brent, Devon. The show starts at 7.30pm and tickets are £8 in advance from Artworks or phone 07990 647717. £10 on the door. Watchers of the Skies tells the story of Edna Leigh’s dramatic voyage […]

Facts and Fiction

I’ve written an article for the August edition of the storytelling magazine ‘Facts and Fiction’ about the background to ‘Watchers of the Skies’ and how three generations of my family have researched and published material about astronomy in Homer’s epics. My grandmother, Edna Leigh, rediscovered an encyclopaedia of ancient learning contained within the images of […]

Coleford Festival of Words

AN OWL’S NEST IN POETRY, STORY AND FILM – AT LE PETIT HIBOU IN COLEFORD. Come and join us on the 4th July in the Forest of Dean for an evening of poetry, film, stories and music organised by artists Mollie Meager and Jane Spray. I’ll be reading poems and telling a story. To set […]

Ledbury Poetry Festival 2018

Just been to see the exhibition in The Master’s House with work from the year round Community Programme. I’ve been working with the wonderfully creative Rose Tinted Rags : Recycled Textiles & Art. Since November 2017 we’ve been busy weaving words together, knitting up beautiful phrases and crocheting stunning pieces of poetry – inspired by the motifs […]