Archive for December, 2011

The Barge Poet

Thursday, December 29th, 2011

Masi was working on her memory whilst tucked into her little coffin of a bed, the cannel rose above her and her current group would float down stream. She was trying to remember the name of the boy had befriended for the last group, she pictured him, tall and gangly and in trouble for knocking […]

Merry Christmas 2011

Thursday, December 22nd, 2011

Yep it’s that time of year again! I’ve been working heavily on my kid lit stuff (probably due to having a baby this year!) so haven’t done as much as I had hoped with my flash fiction this year boo hiss though I have been going a long to an open mic spoken word thing […]

The Walk

Thursday, December 15th, 2011

‘Daddy?’ said the little girl with her already pink nose and wisps of honey hair escaping from bobble hat and coat hood. In some places the snow was deeper than she was. ‘Yes?’ said the tall man with blue eyes and an easy smile. His hand made thick by thinsulate glove held her tiny hand […]

The Winter Depths

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

The Winter Depths (First published on Blue Monster) The cold freezes the air to solid form, coating the branches of the trees, starting from the smallest twig which become heavy under the white crystals. The night draws on and the day seems murky and insincere and then sometimes to have happened not at all. The […]

The Little Book of Festive Poetry

Monday, December 5th, 2011

I have made these booklets of The Little Book of Festive Poetry which is a collection of poems about winter and Christmas I have written and illustrated for my kids. We are giving limited editions to friends and family and selling the others for £3.