Awful plus Wonderful = Survived 2014

I was dreading 2014 when it started. For Rohan, my six year old with Autism Spectrum Disorder, I was looking at limited childcare and lots of therapy. My mum was very ill with cancer and, as parts of my family are very private, I couldn’t really talk about it with the world, which is hard […]

Quindrebel and Real Life

My flash fiction piece “Quindrebel” was released in the Winter edition of Mirror Dance, yesterday. Mirror Dance is a beautiful free online publication run by award winning writer, Megan Arkenberg. “Quindrebel” is a bit Cinderella-ish, about the feeling of being trapped and needing to escape, and about taking risks and helping each other. I’ve also done some […]

SpeedPoets Call Back Final

Originally posted on Pursuing Parallels:
Earlier this month I shared my cut-up poem. Yesterday I had the pleasure of performing it as part of my set at the SpeedPoet’s Call Back Finals. And allowing myself a moment of additional reflection, it’s a year since I first put down the first few dodgy lines of what…