Science, writing, craft and joy

Science, Craft and Poetry – A Long Overdue Update

I have been a very poor blogger in the last month. Work has been very busy and I’ve been trying to get my PhD in order. I have been trying … Continue reading

March 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

My Luve is Like a Red Red Rose – An Interpretation

Today (25th January) is Burns Night where we celebrate the life and works of the Scottish poet Robert Burns. Today is also St Dwynwen’s Day which celebrates the Welsh patron … Continue reading

January 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Faith and Love

The road ahead may not be easy, the journey not always fun and I can’t promise how it will end. But it’s yours. It’s always yours and only every will … Continue reading

January 15, 2014 · 1 Comment

Wonderfully Shit -Poetry

My home is wonderful. My house is shit. Black mould paints the walls, sits on my books before dancing in the air. I clean with Detol, Flash and Vanish. It … Continue reading

January 12, 2014 · 1 Comment

Science Poetry

I was recently at the MITReG conference in Swansea. I had a good day listening to all the presenters talk about their work and got a chance to talk about … Continue reading

December 17, 2013 · 1 Comment

Sunshine Award

I am very touched to have been awarded a Sunshine Award by Charlotte over at Strictly Holistic. It’s nice to know that someone has been reading my blog and liked … Continue reading

December 3, 2013 · 4 Comments

Urban Art in Bristol

I recently went visiting a friend in Bristol. After we had coffee and a catch up I went exploring for art. I wasn’t disappointed! I firstly went a wander round … Continue reading

December 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Of Average Women and Toilet Cubicles

This has been a very positive month for women in the UK with Debenhams introducing size 16 mannequins to represent not a plus-size women but the average women. However, I believe as … Continue reading

November 28, 2013 · 1 Comment

Pretty Petty Pity – Poetry

Winning was never important to me it’s the taking part that’s key, but when I met you that all changed playing scrabble makes you deranged. You begin to sweat I … Continue reading

November 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Winter Writing Poetry

Last Saturday I spend the day up at The Ciliau in Mid-Wales. I was there at the end of summer and we spent a wonderful day writing about the countryside and read … Continue reading

November 20, 2013 · Leave a comment
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