Visible Thoughts by Dave James Horn

Dave James Horn is a prolific poet. When he hasn’t got his pen on a page his head is alive with words, all shifting about and forming themselves into rhythm and rhyme. His first full collection, Visible Thoughts, takes those literary shapes and brings them to the page. In over two hundred poems exploring philosophy,Continue reading “Visible Thoughts by Dave James Horn”

Clare Fisher – All The Good Things

‘What if you did a very bad thing… but that wasn’t the end of the story,’ reads the blurb. It’s never the end of the story. As you might expect from the title All The Good Things, Clare Fisher‘s novel doesn’t take such a straightforward view. This isn’t a book about good things, but theContinue reading “Clare Fisher – All The Good Things”

Hollie McNish tells Folkestone what she wishes she’d been told

First published on WOWKent Hollie McNish is a couple of minutes late to the Folkestone Quarterhouse stage. She keeps peering through the curtains throughout the hour long show. Like she’s not quite fully focused on the audience. Which of course she’s not. Because she’s a mum. And since she unexpectedly became pregnant at the ageContinue reading “Hollie McNish tells Folkestone what she wishes she’d been told”

Richard Reed – If I Could Tell You Just One Thing

Richard Reed is a successful man. An entrepreneur from a young age, he built up Innocent Drinks from a market stall to a hugely successful brand that was sold to Coca Cola for millions. But he knows that he couldn’t have done it alone, and credits his success to four brilliant pieces of advice, eachContinue reading “Richard Reed – If I Could Tell You Just One Thing”

Memories & Vulnerability at Lumb Bank

In the couple of weeks before my ‘Memoir: Shaping narratives’ week at Arvon’s Lumb Bank, I suddenly felt too young to be writing a memoir, which I am. It’s not the end of my life. Memoirs are for old people. Besides, what do I have to say? The other people on the course all hadContinue reading “Memories & Vulnerability at Lumb Bank”