May 2017

Broken Ankle

This is how it happened. I went to a rugby match in Bath and took a shortcut across a grassy bank. My left foot slid down the slope and my body fell back on my ankle. Snap, fibula fractured in two places. We went to A&E. The nurse asked questions about allergies. Then said: “On […]

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Poetry Competitions

Have you ever entered a poetry competition? If you are a closet poet it’s a great way to test yourself. Winning poems have a few things in common. The poem should have a cracking opening. You want the judge’s attention straight away. The second is that the last lines should make the judge hold her

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