‘Pressed Flowers’

A wonderful, touching launch evening with all the poets who wrote for Pressed Flowers. This anthology of poems is a gorgeously uplifting collection of poetry from poets in Worcestershire and beyond. Pressed Flowers, collated by Worcestershire Poet Laureate 2019 Charley Barnes in cahoots with Polly Stretton of Black Pear Press is full of joy andContinue reading “‘Pressed Flowers’”

Pick Your Own—Amanda Bonnick

Amanda Bonnick’s debut pamphlet ‘Pick Your Own’ was launched April 2019 at Drummonds Bar, Worcester. Readings, guest poets and music led to an amazing evening enjoyed by all present. Reviews Pick Your Own is a beautiful collection of poems which prove that time travel is, in fact, possible. The childhood memories are particularly impressive andContinue reading “Pick Your Own—Amanda Bonnick”

Two Reviews

Here are two of the latest reviews for Heather Wastie’s Don’t Oil The Hinges: “I’m enjoying Don’t Oil the Hinges enormously… I love the way Heather weaves introductions into the book, I’ve never seen this done before and it creates a lovely, intimate reading experience.” Nancy Campbell, Canal Laureate “You can’t help but warm toContinue reading “Two Reviews”

A Review of Michael W. Thomas’s ‘The Portswick Imp’

5* Amazon Review from E.M. Eames “This is a fine collection of humane tales by a consistently excellent author of both prose and poetry. The title story was the first to grab me, and I was delighted to find that all the other pieces matched it in quality. Thomas has perfected a blend of quietContinue reading “A Review of Michael W. Thomas’s ‘The Portswick Imp’”