Surfacing

The household has been struck down by ‘flu – having been the last to succumb it seems to have taken me an age to recover my energy and to get back to the poetry. The last thing I did before taking to my bed was a night out in London to hear Alice Oswald reading…

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T S Eliot Prize

I got one of the short-listed collections Weeds & Wild Flowers by Alice Oswald for Christmas which I’m enjoying but somehow I don’t think it will win. Meanwhile the Poetry Book Society has one of Jane Draycott’s poems as poem of the month Technique A house is a good large object to visualise ‘Seeing With…

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