Ardenna Crossing Book 2 Update

Hi everyone, Announcement time! I got some big pieces of paper out yesterday, stuck them to the wall, and thrashed out the story plan for part 2 of The Ardenna Crossing. The structure and plot are now complete and I know where I’m going, As you might know, I’ve already written seven of twenty-five chapters […]

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Sandwiches – an acrostic

I was on the playground on duty today. I was hungry and started daydreaming about sandwiches. This poem is a bit of fun which came out of that. Sweet chilli sauce, And pickled gherkins for the zing, Never cut the crusts off, Don’t do such a wasteful thing, With spicy cheese and egg mayonnaise, In […]

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Dust Gathers – a triolet

Hi everyone, Another poem – this time it’s a triolet. This is a short 8-line stanza poem dating back to 13th Century France. the rhyme scheme is pretty easy to spot. It was done really well by Thomas Hardy when the form reached England in the 19th Century. I decided to write about the dust […]

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Queen of Hearts update January 2020

Hi everyone, Thought I’d do a quick update about Queen of Hearts, Cameron Cloutier’s Twin Peaks fan film currently in production. As I said back in November, filming is well underway and it looks like this project may meet its scheduled release date this summer. Images have been appearing regularly on the film’s dedicated Facebook […]

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In the Rough – a poem

Went for 9 holes of golf this afternoon. It didn’t go well. I did come out of it with this, though. Hope you enjoy it.   In The Rough With a swing and a miss And a miss and a swing, Hell with the scorecard; Don’t write a thing! Putters and irons And woods and […]

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