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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…

Cockle-warmers

Like most writers / creators / human beings, my confidence can go from sky high to furrow-low and back again a good number of times in a day. The smallest things can make a difference to how secure I feel…

Christmas 2020 – “Unplanned?”

I was asked to write a poem for a virtual Christmas service at my church. This is the result. I was fairly chuffed with it. I’d love to know more about what was really in the minds of all the…