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Tuesday, March 10, 2020

For seven months I lived my life as if there was a pane of glass between myself and the rest of the world. Although I did share what feelings I had with those close to me, for the most part I didn’t really feel anything. I had closed down emotionally because that was the only way I could get through and still be strong for my son. I remember one day – I think I must have been losing my mind – when I started telling strangers on a train, travelling from Newcastle to Sheffield, that my son was in Afghanistan. I wanted to see the shock on their faces. To know that it was real – that what I was living wasn’t a myth.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Since the time that Haiku were first translated from Japanese, there has been much discussion around what form they should take. For the sake of simplicity, I have taken the most widely known definition: A Japanese poem of seventeen syllables in total, in three lines containing five, seven, and five, traditionally evoking images of the natural world. I try to write a Haiku a day. I find that when I go out for my daily walk I look at things differently in the knowledge that I will have to evoke an image I see in three short lines....

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

The Hope Valley is a place of great beauty set on the cusp of the Dark and the White Peak District in North Derbyshire so you can imagine I was very excited to be asked to be a part of the Hope Valley Fringe Festival.

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