Poetry Monday: Trees

I'm not sure how this poem is not yet included in my blog, given that it has now appeared in several other places on the internet. Time to put that right. The poem grew from a remark made by Malcolm Guite on one of his retreat days at Otley hall; I forget the context, but … Continue reading Poetry Monday: Trees

What I’m Up to Wednesday: Creatively Retreating

There's something about the summer time that makes me want to study. ¬†Apparently the sunshine makes most people want to lie by the sea and do nothing, but I have a sort of Pavlov's dog reaction after so many years of summer meaning revision and exam time. It's always good to set aside a little … Continue reading What I’m Up to Wednesday: Creatively Retreating