Sara, could you please stop going on about Ted Hughes letters? It’s getting boring. Hmm, well, I would, but… But what? There’s this poetry book called “The Scattering”… Right. And? When I was in Oxford I picked it up and considered buying it. Truth is I felt compelled to buy it. To be honest, I […]Read More Talking to myself
I have a cold. Poor me. It is just a cold so I am able to struggle on. It’s been a busy week, uncommonly sociable actually, which has made me realise how unsociable I usually am. I’ve been in to Brighton and up to London and have sat on trains for quite a few hours so I […]Read More Letters of Ted Hughes selected and edited by Christopher Reid (thoughts while reading)
I read online publications and submit my own stories. The standard is high (so high that comparing the weaker books for sale at work in the bookshop leaves me baffled at how they are published in print and some of these online authors are not) and sometimes that is an exhilarating thing that inspires and […]Read More HTML Giant, Ted Hughes, permission to write, privilege, education, commas.