Planet Jigsaw

Here is a poem I submitted to a magazine a while ago for an issue that focuses on ecopoetics and the environment. The editor felt that it was not the right fit for the issue but hoped I will not feel deterred from submitting future work. Although I am somewhat disappointed, I am pleased to […]


I have been watching the new BBC1 series ‘Dickensian’, a gripping, atmospheric whodunit set in Victorian times and amalgamating the characters and stories of a range of Dickens’ works. The cast is superb, as are the costumes and settings. I particularly like the way Miss Havisham’s story has been treated, so I revisited the chapter […]