Holiday Snaps – Poetry at the Rose Hotel, Tralee

There was a young man from Glasgow… Jim Murty, The Forth Stanza Truth be told I’m really only doing this blog between Edinburgh Fringe poetry performances… the organisers have been onto me every year since 2002. To return with my group The Forth Stanza. Who back in the day were as big in the world […]

Holidos and don’ts – bathrooms

An ill-chosen bathroom can spoil what I’ll grudgingly call Paradise… as can the lazy use of the word ‘Paradise’. I used to ban my writers from employing the word at my last newspaper although that didn’t stop some contributors. I mean unless they had actually been to Adam and Eve’s gaff then who’s to say […]