Not so successful…

were the two poems I submitted to the National Memory Day Creative Writing Competition: Earthquake We had already experienced active faults, grandparents who were victims of age assaults, unable to name the rumbles and shakes of dementia earthquakes. And then we noticed your primary waves of forgetfulness, distance and those days when you disappeared behind […]


I’ve just found out that my poem ‘The Benevolence of Barnacles’ was long-listed in The Rialto Nature and Place Poetry Competition 2017. Sadly I didn’t win a prize but this is a small step in the right direction. The results and long list can be read by following this link: