2017 Project News

2017 Project News

There has not been a huge amount in the way of news from me on this blog lately. This has not been because nothing is happening, but rather that a lot has been happening but is not quite ready to launch. This means that I *still* can’t say too much about some things...
Book Brewing

Book Brewing

It’s been a quiet couple of weeks on this blog. Not only have I been very busy, I have not had much to write about. I seem to have hit one of the still troughs that characterise my creative life. Stuff is moving around slowly in the depths below the range of my...

Back Through The Tunnel Of Time

Last night I went with one of my oldest friends, Julian Kievit, to see The Pixies play at the legendary Paradiso venue in Amsterdam. Two time machines in one place: music and friendship. Going to watch a band live for the first time is always a risky thing. You really...

Lucky 13

A new month has dawned over night. I left my cosy little flat in the Linden Massive now 13 months ago. Since then I have lived in guest houses, a friend’s spare room, a pub and a series of sleeper couches and backpacker hostels. You’d think I’d be tired of it by now....

The Birth Of Prose

While my most recent publication has been of poetry, this represents a recent return to the form as explained in my previous blog. However, my step INTO prose was as unprecedented as this poetry book no doubt seems to some. At the end of 1986 my father was transferred...