COLLECTION FOR CHILDREN
I am currently working on my next book, a collection for children called 'The Bubble Wrap' which is due for publication in 2017. It will include older poems that I've been performing in schools for many years alongside plenty of new ones which I've been writing in 2016 on subjects such as daddy long legs, everyday magic or footballs that fly over the fence. More news to follow very soon!
JUMPSTART - MUSICAL WORDS & PICTURES
This autumn I've also been working on Suffolk Artlink's Jumpstart project for adults with learning difficulties in Bury St Edmunds, Ipswich and Lowestoft. The theme is journeys and over twelve weeks we'll be making poems and songs, aided by my long-time collaborator Maurice Horhut on the piano. These songs will be turned into 'videos' with the help fo artists Caitlin Howells, Kasia Posen and Gareth Bayliss. The three films will be available for viewing just before Christmas...
POETRY & DANCE
I'm also delighted to be taking part in a Poetry & Dance project with dancer Sam Moss at Grundisburgh Primary School, which will result in a performance at the school in November. I'm providing the poetry input (although I can always dance if asked)...
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