October 23, 2018

The pun is piss poor I know, but let's get past it and on with the rest of the blog.

Whilst I didn't get to explore the full festival, I will say the talent on the Acoustic and Spoken Word Stage was incredible. Every artist gave it their absolute all. Dan Greaves gave u...

August 16, 2018

Next week sees the 5th birthday of Jackanory over in the Merrie City. I don't need to re-gush my love and appreciation for the event, suffice to say that I will always support them where I can.

As part of the celebrations there's a weeks worth of performances. Two of wh...

July 1, 2018

As many of you know, I'm strongly against racism, facism, homophobia and any other form of discrimination and hate speech. This coming Saturday (7/7) will see the National Front (Yup, they're still a thing) marching through the streets of my proudly multi-cultural city...

June 4, 2018

It's Monday evening, and it's been a wonderful and rich weekend at Long Division.

The first thing I need to say is thank you! To all the poets on the spoken word stage, to Richard Wheater at Neon Workshops, to Dean and the entire at Long Division for all their support a...

May 29, 2018

and please don't take that title as a negative,

We are officially in Long Division Week, so what better time to do a quick round up of what's going off?

Let's start with the performance video that was shot in partnership between Long Division, Wakefield Arts Partnership...

May 6, 2018

We're roughly a month away from Long Division 2018. A month.

In the time I can safely say it's been the most brilliant and stressful time organising a group/hoard/ramble/collection of amazing poets for the spoken word stage.

Again, I can't thank Long Division enough for...

April 18, 2018

Wow, wow. wow. wow. wow


Thank you from the bottom of this punk poet's heart for all your love and support last night.

But also thank you to Brews, Bites & Books for the giving the night the home it needed (Rob, thank you so much for your continued support of the...

April 12, 2018

The day before the night and it hasn't sunk in at all yet. Pinch me, slap me I still won't believe you. 

I feel like a hell of a lot of hard work is paid off fittingly with Sending A Drunk Text Whilst Sober. it was a weird few months getting the manuscript together (dec...

April 6, 2018

it's a week, A WEEK until Sending A Drunk Text Whilst Sober is unleashed on to the public at Plastic Brain Press presents: Crash Course in Brain Surgery.

 This isn't going to be just a book launch, it's going to be an absolute party and I'm looking forward to seeing you...

January 30, 2018

As you might have seen over the past couple of weeks (and tonight) I've been fortunate enough to launch two new poetry open mic events in Wakefield and Ossett.

I'm extremely proud of both of these places (Ossett born & raised and spend most of my time in Wakefield) and...

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