What I’m Up To Wednesdays: Scargill House

I'm cutting it fine, but it's still just about Wednesday, so time for a quick update! I spent the weekend on writers' retreat at Scargill House in Yorkshire. Retreat: (re-treat) to treat one's self again. This was, I think, my fifth time at the ACW writers' weekend - I'm losing count. I tell a bedtime … Continue reading What I’m Up To Wednesdays: Scargill House

Poetry Monday: Path

I'm off to Scargill House in Yorkshire this week, for an annual writers' retreat led by Adrian and Bridget Plass. This poem was written for them, and the metaphor in it is one they often use: a narrow path of grace between the mountains of law and the swamp of licence. You can find this … Continue reading Poetry Monday: Path