W.riter and poet, teacher and translator
“Great Tits I’ve Known (And Other Species)” is the new edition of “Collected Selected Words” and is a combination of travel, memoir, autobiography and fiction, taking in three countries on its travels. It is also a book for ornithologists. Its humour and satire travel the world even ending up on the island of Cuba. Cambodia makes an appearance, too, and its hornbills get noisy. Overshadowing t... read more
The poems in this collection were all published by editors who liked them. The poems saw the light of day in little magazines and literary publications. Some won prizes in competitions. The poems are in free verse and regular, metrical verse. Some rhyme. All of them rely on compression and hopefully right word-choice. This is the first book in a series which will publish poems people liked. I ... read more
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