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April 30, 2019

The #HumansOfCov commission that I created with Brian Harley for Coventry 2021 is now live!

This project was really interesting to work on. I knew immediately that I wanted to write a poem celebrating volunteering, but not shying away from the fact that it has been used...

March 4, 2018

Hello! Hope you are all well.

Now I come to write about it, I realise this year has been really busy so far.

My book 'The Africa in my House' is now registered so book shops can easily buy it. Ask for the title at your local bookstore. It's registered via Nielsen - whate...

August 7, 2017

This was a surprise addition to my order from the generous publishers at Silhouette Press. A deep red sunset boomed from the package, tribal masks and shields protecting its contents. I could hear the voices inside. The Africa In My House is a book of poetry, stories a...

August 7, 2017

I was lucky enough to be interviewed by Sarah James 'In the Booklight' Series, about writing The Africa In My House. Problems with the html have led me to copy and paste the interview here, but please, please check out her website, which is a treasure trove.

In my twent...

August 7, 2017

Somehow in the space of 24 hours the people of Cork had already carved a home out for me in words, pebbles and standing stones.

After meeting Paul at the airport we took a look at the city from on high, a hotel balcony with a panoramic view of the city in summer sunligh...

June 16, 2017

I've been busy. Since the launch of The Africa in my House, I've been promoting it at various events. The first was a headline spot at Fire and Dust on 1st June, the open mic I usually go to. Loads of old friends came who I didn't expect and it was a really lovely even...

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