You’ll find videos of some of my poems are now on Youtube.
commissioned by Poetry on Loan for National Poetry Day,
which had the theme of ‘vision’.
In light of Mary Trump’s book about her uncle, time to revisit this.
Because on Jan 20th 2021, he’ll go.
We deserve way better news coverage than we’re given.
This won a prize in the 2019 Bread & Roses Spoken Word competition. Show it some love.
My two penn’orth on ignorance and nationalism.
A poem in honour of the 2017 general election, and the vacuous soundbites of our current* PM….
*by which I mean ‘last’…
Not a poem dripping with subtlety, more a broadside at a necessary target.
The first of my videos to feature a mop.
Optimistic, dreamy, comic. Make yourself a cuppa, sit down, and enjoy!
Breastfeeding. What’s the fuss?
A response to Katie Hopkins calling migrants ‘cockroaches’.
I watched what happened in Gaza, and wrote this.
All about corporate tax evasion but won’t send you to sleep.
Taking my hat off to the legendary Wilko Johnson.
I used to work with homeless people in Leeds. This story is true.
Following the success of my poem Stabberjocky, I decided it might be fun to put it to music. The talented Swoomptheeng music collective from Birmingham have done something wonderful with it. To listen to their creation, click here.
Swoomptheeng also added the incidental music to my short story Love, and Coats, which I recorded for Brum Radio in June 2016. You can listen to that here.