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Taste of Syria

This is going up a little late but I think it’s worth it anyway. Caroline Yates organised a fantastic event at the Wigtown Book Festival. Entitled “A taste of Syria” we had a wonderful selection of food provided by Mohammed (one of the resettled refugees) and in addition to some great poetry from a...

2016 Poem

This year, a landscape Strange, quaked and scarified The softer, greener, ground we thought we knew Seems stripped away As if by detonation. Were those cliffs always there Standing, stark Knife-edged against the sky? None of us are whole, unscarred None of us fear-free We are wounded but our wounds are strength Together we...