Red Shed Readings Poetry Competition Awards
Guest poet and competition judge Tom Weir gave a lovely, (and modestly short), reading before we gave the winners of

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Reading for Soroptimists International, Weetwood Hall, Leeds
Lovely to read for such a wonderful organisation, along with my mate Jane Steele. First reading I’ve done sat at

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Runcible Spoon Poetry, Miners Arms, Morley 14th April
I look shifty because I’m trying to promote my pamphlet.  Didn’t sell any, but it was a lovely event run

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Writing on Air Festival: ELFM March 21-24
Busy old weekend this:  My job was to curate the Friday and I was proud to assist in the birth

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Jimmy Andrex Outside Broadcast on ELFM, Tuesday 19th March
Guest Martin Christie helped me delve into the idea of Leaving.  Can’t think why.  His priapic pickled gherkin voice was

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Writing on Air, Chapelfm, 21-24 March
It’s like the army; never volunteer for anything, ha ha.  Had a seriously fulfilling few months “curating” (which is radio-speak

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Outspoken @ LS6, LS6 cafe, Hyde Park, 21/3/19
Lovely night at LS6 as late replacement for Laura Potts.  NIce to go to a straight up poetry night, no

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Great Northern Slam, Northern Stage, Newcastle, 14/3/19
Didn’t get past the first round this time, but still had a great night at Northern Stage.  Eventual winner Bob

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Stupidity is not the problem: The Spring, Sandal 28/2/19
We had a great turnout for the first performance of the new show based on Rutger Bregman’s Utopia for Realists,

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The Jimmy Andrex Outside Broadcast on ELFM
Another episode starring Tony Martin Woods, John Hepworth and Peter Spafford.  This one was in Polari and featured the Pope,

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