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Write Words 2022, the Phare

Delighted to be among the shortlisted entries in the Phare’s Write Words 2022, Flash Fiction section with my piece Wilfrid Fox, veteran physician and arborist, embarks again. Sadly there are no prizes for the longest title. Congratulations to Valerie Fox, the winners, and Geoff Mead, the runner up. I very much look forward to reading …

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Vive la France !

This week NEC have published their “interview” with me on the French GCSE course. Link here. I love all things French and one of my Lockdown resolutions was to improve my spoken language. Time will tell if that’s worked, as the acid test will be when we finally head back South. In the meantime, both …

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Henstory

As part of my prize in the Urban Tree Festival, I have a chapbook published. While absolutely thrilled, this also gave me a bit of a headache as I had nothing anywhere near ready. However, after much angst and even more coffee, I’m pleased that the draft has now gone off to the publisher for …

Urban Tree Festival Update

I’m in equal parts shell-shocked and delighted my piece, My Blackthorn is a Tree, won the prose category in the Urban Tree Festival. More info here. As well as the super illustration by Alban Low, which arrived today, I’ve the opportunity to have my own chapbook published. So, I’m currently pulling together themes (one of …