Casting Dune 2 – Vanity Fair first look reaction

Hi everyone, I realised today that I haven’t written anything about this film. After all those posts about the first instalment, I’ve been completely silent on this one. It’s getting close to trailer time; it can only be a few days before we all get to see something that only a few have seen so […]

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Trading – a poem

I run this Pokemon club at my school. They all get to bring their cards in on Mondays and at lunchtime I sit there while they trade. It’s like Wall Street. I watch them all do their deals and bargain and show off their best cards in their folders. I sit by and I know […]

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Alert – a few haikus

Haven’t written anything of my own for ages. I was really struggling for inspiration and feeling a bit desperate, so I clung on to the only thing I could think of: todays UK National alert text. Sorry I’m advance but I needed to write something, anything. Poised for an alert, A whole nation’s attention, Waiting […]

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If I Am – a haiku sequence

Finally, after a long time, something inspired me to write. As before, it is the gorgeous and haunting artwork of Maja Ljunggren. Her picture of Ronette, lying in her hospital bed, sentinelled by one Joey Paulson, put me back in the place to type some words. As usual, they don’t live up to the colours […]

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A Tribute to Julee Cruise

There’s been so much written in the wake of Julee Cruise’s passing that I feel quite superfluous, but it’s amazing how many people are saying the same things that I’m feeling. It’s made me feel the connections that exist within this fan community more and more; I started to see the strings that connect us […]

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Curly Kale is Done!

It’s finished!! I put the finishing touches to my children story (Sin City but with vegetables) the other night sitting in a booth at the Camberley Wetherspoons. Feels so good to have it finished and I was so happy with how it all came together and some of the rhymes. Even left space for a […]

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