‘Pressed Flowers’

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

Pick Your Own

Reviews The latest review of Pick Your Own appears on Write Out Loud, penned by Neil Leadbetter, see it here. Pick Your Own is a beautiful collection of poems which prove that time travel is, in fact, possible. The childhood memories are particularly impressive and well captured. The sense of loss, of a father andContinue reading “Pick Your Own”

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’”