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December 17, 2014


I'm thrilled to say that I've joined Annexe Magazine as its new poetry editor! Founding editor Nick Murray and I have worked on a number of projects before, including Penning Perfumes, so I'm thrilled to be continuing this collaboration.


Annexe is a micropress and li...

November 30, 2014

It’s been a travel-heavy last few months. I am typing this in Brittany, my last excursion for a while, and one that doesn’t feel like an excursion, since it’s home really. It’s funny to even try and think of Brittany as foreign when my car knows the road so much better...

October 21, 2014

Earlier this year I was asked to judge the annual Rhyme and Reason Poetry Competition, which raises funds for the Rennie Grove Hospice Care. Although the winners were notified in June, I can't see a trace of this online, so I thought I would make their names public.



October 15, 2014

For the first time, I'm going to be visiting the USA this November (1st-8th to be precise), so of course, I'm going to make the most of it to do a few readings and catch as many as I can. Recommendations for places to check out, bookshops to peruse and so forth are ver...

October 12, 2014

Morning everyone! I've just got back from a fantastic week on the Isle of Arran, climbing Goatfell, exploring Machrie Moor, writing poems and tasting whisky named after the poet Robert Burns. I was accompanied by Alex Boyd, one of my favourite artists, and we took the...

September 18, 2014

Today I'm on two fantastic websites, nattering about the process of transforming The Shipwrecked House into a show.


The first is for Kim Moore's fantastic blog and contains a lot of specifics about the process: when the idea was born, how we developed it etc:


'The scri...

September 4, 2014

During my latest visit to Brittany I was interviewed by the Ouest-France about how I ended up in England performing a one-woman show about the pays bigouden...! 


August 21, 2014

I am beyond excited about the upcoming tour of The Shipwrecked House and do hope that you will enjoy it.


In the meantime, here is the first review of its premiere at the Ledbury Festival


If you'd like to hear more about the process behind the show, I wrote a short pi...

June 14, 2014

I am glad to say that the tour dates for The Shipwrecked House have now been announced:


11 July

LEDBURY Poetry Festival

24 July

BRECON Theatr Brycheiniog

21 Sept


27 Sept


29 Sept

EXETER The Bikeshed

1 Oct

NORWICH Arts Centre

29 Oct

YORK St John Unive...

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