For over fifteen years he has been in loco parentis (or Poetry Father) for the Poetry Society's Young Poets Award writing week at one of the Arvon Foundation's writing centres.

Singing the City: 1999

Singing the City: 1999

Booklet self-published under the Guardsvan imprint. An incomer's claim to a city, inspired by the native Australians' principle that rights to using land must be earned by walking and singing it. 

What they said about Singing the City: 

" It's Liverpool in the real world, not navel gazing " 
Peggy Poole

" A poetic journey. that touches the now and then of life. " 
Levi Tafari. 

" A mixture of the tough and tender " 
Matt Simpson. 

Graven Images: 2001