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 update

Hi everyone, Just a quick update on the children’s book I said I was writing. I’m over half way through it now and I’m really happy with how it’s going. In case you missed my earlier post, it is going to be a children’s picture book written in rhyming couplets. It’s a hard-boiled noir like […]

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Some Christmas Poems

Hi everyone, I’ve been meaning to do a poem or two for ages but have struggled for inspiration. I’ve been running a poetry club for some of the kids at my school, though, and today we came up with some little bits and pieces – just a few little bits of rhyme and a couple […]

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The Golden Caravan – a poem

I learned something new during Black History Month. I came across a podcast on YouTube about ancient civilisations. One of the episodes was about the empire of Songhai. I had never heard of this before and was intrigued to find out about it. Two and a half hours later, I had learned all about the […]

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Kaleidoscope- a song

  Hi everyone, I wrote my first ever song. Just the lyrics as I don’t play an instrument and can’t read or write music. This idea just kind of came to me during a visit to Hobbledown with the kids and I finished it in an evening. I’m not that happy with the bridge and […]

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