Isn't it funny how last week I was posting about all the rejections I've amassed from literary journals over the last couple of years and then this week, for the first time, I received more acceptances from journals than rejections (2 to 1). When I got the now inevitable rejection... Read more →


Art is everywhere you look. It's in sunlight on the clouds. In the way the person in front of you walks. In the curve of a child's cheek. In the leaves on the trees and the call of a bird. In this case, art was in the old telephone booths... Read more →


As a writer the one sure thing about your work is that you'll get rejected, countless times, before you're accepted. The above picture is a list of the poems I submitted in 2020 via the Submittable platform which is used by many literary organisations. There were also a whole bunch... Read more →


I spent yesterady afternoon at the Motley Bauhaus in Fitzroy listening to a fabulous range of poets strutting their stuff at the P-Word Sessions. The P-Word Sessions are a monthly event hosted by Amanada Anastasi and Anthony WP O'Sullivan. It's a brilliant event. First up is the open mic with... Read more →


On the weekend we had a very intimate concert at our place to celebrate the completion of Level Three Suzuki Voice. I spent the morning bustling around the house, tidying up and cleaning. We've been out and about a lot lately so it was good to spend some time making... Read more →


I was back at Bunjil Place last night for Littlefoot and Co's monthly spoken word event and it was packed. The feature was Joel Evans, the man behind the scenes who makes events in the City of Casey happen and everyone was there to say farewell as it was his... Read more →


I'm just finishing the last lesson for the brilliant Online Poetry class I've been doing with Pip Smith. I can't reccommend this class highly enough. Pip is a brilliant teacher and you get great feedback on the poems you submit in response to the assignments for each week. This lesson... Read more →