Not a gig or anything, but here’s a picture of me not having a clue what to do with a newborn baby.
A baking hot day in Nottinghamshire and a white hot bill of poets. We’re going to book nearly everyone on the bill, and the only ones we’re not booking are ones we’ve had already. Smashing event organised by the irrepressible … Continued
A really interesting night combining a choir made up of scruffy teacher types, Indian women in traditional dress plus a bloke from Chumbawumba (who looked like half the people I meet). Then there were as load of us poets, all … Continued
The Fringe Season starts here: I worked like a dog to get a 10 minute version to run to time then it got thwarted because someone switched off the Bluetooth on the PA. Aaaaaargh. Anyway, the great thing about poetry … Continued
A great event, just a few hours after I’d done Long Division, but this one, an unofficial fringe event, had a larger audience!! A mixture of poetry and standup, I got the chance to perform a couple of pieces from … Continued
Great fun was had playing the Spoken Word Stage at Wakefield’s very special festival. I was able to do a slightly shorter version of Stupidity is not the problem, featuring live backing vocals from Ali Bullivent. To see the full, … Continued
Guest poet and competition judge Tom Weir gave a lovely, (and modestly short), reading before we gave the winners of their national competition their awards and announced, to a tense audience, the winner of the WF Competition, which was won … Continued