“A response to what’s happening in ….. ( insert name of nation with a repressive intolerant regime).”
“This is essentially a story about the universal, global appeal and relevance of a poet in a world that boasts at least forty statues of him.”
Poetry Corner: Grandad’s Flannelette Nightshirt
On 26th of May 1904 George Formby, singer and comedian, was born in Wigan, Lancashire, England (d. 1961)
“I thowt I liked winter”
Bob Leslie is a traditional singer-songwriter whose family ties in Orkney have provided him with creative material for his songs..
Poetry Corner: Teddy Bear’s Picnic
On this day November 18th 1902 a US toymaker in Brooklyn, Morris Michton names a toy the teddy bear after US President Teddy Roosevelt.
Poetry Corner: The Rebel Girl
On this day, 27th May, in 1862 Elizabeth Haldane, the Scottish social reformer and author, was born in Edinburgh