I only went and did my poem lying on the floor, didn't I! It surprised everyone and had people getting up out of their seat to get a better look at me. The poem itself went down really well and had people laughing and feeling engaged. The night itself was extraordinary with every poet bringing… Continue reading BYP SHOWCASE THOUGHTS
ARGGGGH! It's tonight! I'm going on stage without paper and I'm going to try something experimental. ARRRRRRRRGH! I'll be wearing lipstick and a cat jumper and being all together too comfortable in my skin which I am not used to but BYP has made me feel like I can be myself and be accepted for who I… Continue reading BYP Showcase
Okay, so it seems that several poets were booked for the night in anticipation of one of us not being able to make it but since we all can, I've been bumped back to JUNE 18th
I got to share a stage with some of my favourite people/poets and chat about Billy Wagger Dagger! I can't take the credit for that nickname, I stole it from someone who performed at Hammer & Tongue a while ago. And then I got to do a poem about my relationship with the Bard and… Continue reading Barbican Shakespeare Weekender
is a new poetry night in Reading and I put myself forward to be considered for a feature slot (sent Youtube vids and pages of poems) and I have been offered a (PAID) gig on May 21st! More news as I get it!