So, I have my poetry prompt book by Jo Bell, and I now have “The Very Best Of 52” too in order to assist me in getting to grips with writing poetry too.  I enjoy poetry, but some of it I really struggle to get to grips with. When I was doing a degree in English Language and Literature we covered poetry by Seamus Heaney, Sylvia Plath & Ted Hughes to name… Read More

Radcliffe and Marconie on BBC Radio 6 Music before Christmas did a feature on Jo Bell and the 52 Project.  For those who do not know, as I didn’t until hearing the feature, the 52 Project was a genius idea of Jo Bell’s to help people who wanted to write poetry succeed.  She started a blog where, each week she gave prompts, help and advice to those who wanted to write.  No… Read More

A year of possibilities? A year of new learning? A year of success? A year of achievement? A year of love? A year untold. So far.

I kept looking at these devices and the little voice in my head that loves all things tech was shouting “Buy it, buy it”.  I wanted to, but stopped myself, then in the end I gave in to temptation, and thought what the hell, and if I am to have it, have the one with the heart monitor. Boxing day, I bought it.  What a marvelous device it is too, even knows… Read More

December is a time for both my birthday and that of Christ, not that I am religious but thankful that we have such a celebration. I used to hate Christmas with a vengeance.  Why?  Well, the guy with the sandals who died an extremely long time ago seemed to take precedence over my Birthday.  Now don’t get me wrong, I had no problem with Him, but I just hated that everyone forgot about… Read More

I was a member of a group on FaceBook that was against misuse of disabled parking by the able bodied.  I made a few posts relating to people using the spaces without a disabled badge, but one post hit a few nerves of people.  I was told that I was uncouth as I told a woman who was very able bodied that she should not use the space as she clearly was… Read More