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Poet, essayist, dancer, performance artist....

“The Weather” – exhibition at The Room/Poetry Reading/Cloud Performance for Kids

There is an exhibition in homage to Luke Howard ‘Namer of Clouds’ on his 250th anniversary at The Room, 33 Holcombe Road N17 9AS – 15 November 2022-14 December 2022. Also included – Sandie Macrae’s film “The Most Beautiful Shadow … Continue reading

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On Difficulty in Poetry

A new essay in The Fortnightly Review!

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How Different Countries View War

Andrei Martyanov (SmoothieX12 on Youtube) cites the movie Come and See when he explains in the second part of a post called Economics of Military Industrial Complexes in Russia and US how the Russians conceive of war and how the … Continue reading

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The Canoe

A story by David Plante

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Luke Howard – Namer of Clouds – 250th anniversary

Tottenham is celebrating Luke Howard The father of meteorology! Here is a link to the exhibitions page at The Room CLOUD FORMS x When, from the water’s quiet mirror, A mist floats off like a carpet    And the moon, … Continue reading

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Odin at the Well

My friend, the artist Anthony McCall, gave me Thinking in Circles: an essay on ring composition by Mary Douglas. He observed that much of my work in performance art and in writing has had a circularity to its composition. His visit coincided … Continue reading

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Donald Gardner’s New and Selected Poems – a new review

Here is a link to an excellent review of Donald Gardner’s New and Selected Poems – published in LONDON GRIP And here are other links to follow up – a film of Donald reading ‘Hardly News’ And a link to … Continue reading

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Romance at the Demo

It’s warm but not quite hot. Under the blue, in our anoraks, We are lining up to surround Westminster Bringing with us our hands. Yai, my friend from Thailand, Only a year or two younger than I am, takes a … Continue reading

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Invention of Reality

My new collection of poems has now been published by The High Window The above link also leads to a selection of poems in the book. Very pleased to see it out, and many thanks to David Cooke.  And huge … Continue reading

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Two Versions of Truth

Here is Patrick Lancaster reporting and here is the BBC Within hours of each other, covering the same event. The door to door voting is for convenience and safety, not for intimidation. Why is the BBC so partial? The news … Continue reading

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