Introducing . . .

My works thread the strands of place, location and writing in new and curious ways. Sometimes these employ fresh new tech (Poetry Pin / Storywalks) other times just a book in a box (Lynmouth Pavilion - Poetry Box Project) Some works celebrate creative literacy (Coleridge Way - QR Code Poetry) others just for fun (Grass Labyrinths - left)

 

They may involve folk lore and traditional storytelling (Hidden Histories Secret Stories) or creative writing workshops (Storywalks workshops / Poetry Rambles)

And sometimes, just sometimes they manage to turn whole cities and landscapes into playgrounds for the word! (Ledbury.poetrypin.info  , Exeter and Tarka Trail Poetry Pin)

 

Recent projects have partnered with Jackie Morris and Seven Fables in Dulverton to create 'The Lost Words Storywalks trails and also new films for Penguin Random House The Lost Spells international book launch. The lost spells was published 1st October 2020 and is the sister book to The Lost Words by Jackie Morris and Robert Macfarlane.

Works in 2021 range from Exmoor oral history trails with Heritage South West, plus a landscape poetry project with Exeter University aswell as a new bee labyrinth in Priorswood for the Priorswood Pollinators Project in partnership with Somerset Art Works.

Additional 2021 works are England Coast Path Storywalks, a series of hidden history heritage trails, fusing folk lore, ecology and curious tales linked to the landscape, coast path and the location of each trail. All 20 trails are now live and work has begun of transcribing some into audio trails for the Ordnance Survey app Secret Stories.

Follow - WORD WORKS and NEWS tabs above for pages about these projects.

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