It’s the day before publication day and like Nina Simone, I’m feeling good. I’m feeling great to be honest. If you write stuff, what can be better than seeing your work in a book with an ISBN and everything?

My latest poetry pamphlet Loose Threads and Sacred Spaces has already started selling via my website and I’m getting positive feedback on the content and the beautiful design.

Feeling Good in Loose Threads at a Sacred Space. Photo credit: A.K.

Loose Threads is a thing of beauty created by diarist, editor, publisher and poet, Steve Urwin and on Saturday evening I’ll be reading from the book at a Zoom event organised by Phoenix Folk. I hope you will join us. Here’s the info:

Saturday 2nd October at 7.30pm: Stories and Music: Here Now and How Join us online for an evening of spoken word, songs and tunes with stories and poems from Rob Walton and Elaine Cusack, and music from Miggins Fiddle, Adam Holden and Another Penny.

To join, use the Meeting ID: Meeting ID: 829 0664 7876, Passcode: 2005. No booking required. All welcome to just turn up.There will be a no-obligation Tip Jar for the evening: