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where I post stories and poems that have not been seen elsewhere - also recipes and various other stuff.

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Wednesday, 31 March 2010

Binnacle Award

As an Honoree in The 2009 Binnacle Contest
They sent this sweet little presentation box, and inside a citation, a set of all the winning entiries on cards (top right) and copies of my own poem on separate cards (btm right).
It's gorgeous!

April at EDP

Read Robin Herrnfeld today and an interview with her tomorrow at EDP. Also on our ToC for April is an interview with that laureate of Limericks - lock up your daughters, Errol Nimbly - and congratulations to our editor for this month, Kathleen Cassen Mickelson on her first solo edition :) Check it all out.

Sunday, 28 March 2010


Duotrope have this listed about us :
This market ranks among the 25 Most Approachable Poetry Markets
This market ranks among the Most Personable Poetry Markets

Very nice :)

Monday, 22 March 2010

BwS 1st Quarterly Review

I'm delighted to have had my work chosen again for the QR at Bewildering Stories. This time I'm in the Short Poetry section, the Flash Fiction section where they chose only 5/23 pieces of the published pieces and there's a link to my essay about 'Flight of Starlings'.

Cogratulations to John Stocks and Nick Allen too.

Sunday, 21 March 2010

Spring in the garden

crocuses snowdrops
give back colour they borrowed
from last year's sunlight

Saturday, 20 March 2010

Spring at last

At around 5:30 today, the tide turns, the season tips, we welcome the Equinox. And I for one, depite this damned cold I have, am determined to be irritatingly optimistic so

Wednesday, 17 March 2010

Happy Saint Patrick's Day

For suggestions for reading today - from the Vaults of Parallel Oonahverse click this link

I'malso at 10FLASH QUARTERLY today with a guest editorial called When Worlds Collide which you can find here

Monday, 15 March 2010

Letter/Essay at BwS

In Bewildering stories last week, I had a poem about starlings. This week, I have an essay set around the questions that arose from that poem. This makes me look very intellectual indeed and I like that ;)

Also in this wee'k issue, my good friends, Nick Allen's - The Other Way Round and John Stocks' - R is for Rocket...

I'm also here with a story - First Contact

Monday, 8 March 2010


John Grey, John Stocks, Sarah Ann Watts and ME - all together in one Issue - what's not to like?
Bewildering Stories index to issue 375

Friday, 5 March 2010

Thursday, 4 March 2010

The Large Hadron Collider

If you would like to read another of my unpublished works The Large Hadron Collider is now here:
The truth is out there!

Wednesday, 3 March 2010

Spring is in the air

Or so it would seem from the behavoiur of the swans. The frozen lake didn't seem to cool their ardour ;)

Tuesday, 2 March 2010

To Love is to Burn

New story up at Static Movement but also look for contributions from my good friends Jennifer and... Jennifer :)