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Gig with Michael Rosen

At the end of this month I’ll be supporting Michael Rosen at the Poetry Shack in North London.  How exciting!  It all happens at the Candid Arts Centre in Angel, North London, at 7.30pm on Tuesday 26th July.  Tickets are…

Shambolic Mammal gets some love…

Thanks to everyone who has bought my new poetry book “Shambolic Mammal.” I’m so pleased with the level of support and sales, and it looks like you’re enjoying it! This from Twitter: Ever since I saw @judesimpson at @greenbelt in…

Angel!

Here’s a piece I wrote for Christmas 2021. It went down really well at the “Comedians and Carols” gigs I did with Paul Kerensa, and I had loads of requests for it in a shareable format. I enjoyed writing and…

How big can a thank-you be?

LOVE this video created for the amazing volunteers at Homestart Royston, Buntingford and South Cambs, and brought together by the talented crew of Mill River TV. Celebrating the launch of our booklet of thank-you poems.

Why Knot?

It’s June! I was invited to my first Zoom wedding, and wrote a love poem! This is for my friends Chris and Rosie, who got married this summer. It’s about Tying the Knot! It’s about love, freedom and constraint! It’s…

Joking in the Bible…

Here’s me with James Cary – BBC sitcom writer (Miranda, Think the Unthinkable, Bluestone 42), occasional preacher (Christian) and author of “The Sacred Art of Joking.” In this episode of James’ excellent podcast, we discuss the bible story where Jesus…