July 28, 2015
The Revered W Awdry is largely unregarded as an author except in one very specific regard.
He is the creator of Thomas the Tank Engine, along with Edward, Henry, Gordon, James, Percy, Toby, Duck, Donald and Douglas. Yes, I can name the engines in number order. And their colours. Read the rest of this entry »
July 27, 2015
I’m almost a published poet. I’ve been added to a collective effort celebrating Walsall wordsmiths in the form of a curated blog.
100 Walsall Poems is now live, and has been for a little while. My effort is included and I’m rather flattered to have been involved. I met the project curator Peace the Poet this afternoon on my walk from the office to the car.
He’s a pleasant chap with a positive disposition, and well known in the borough as a performer and poet.
By all means have a look at the project, and also check out the other things he is doing. It’s all about community and collaboration.
June 22, 2015
This Sunday, following last week’s hard slog around Aldridge 10K, I’d already lined up further torture in the shape of Shenstone Fun Run.
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