The Erection Specialists

The Erection Specialists

My story ‘The Erection Specialists’ was published in The Honest Ulsterman on 22nd September 2020 – and if you are interested you can read it here.   It is entirely fictional, but based loosely (very loosely!) on my experiences putting up marquees...
What I’ve Been Reading

What I’ve Been Reading

Some of what I’ve been reading this year in no particular order: Tennis Lessons (Susannah Dickey – Doubleday): Equal parts funny and poignant, it chronicles a young misfit’s coming-of-age. The voice is razor sharp, as are the wry observations about...

News Updates

2020 My story ‘The Erection Specialists’ was published in The Honest Ulsterman. You can read it here. Arts Council England awarded me a National Lottery grant to work on  a ‘Choose Your Own’ Poetry adventure – called ‘The Erection...
What Is Pisa – And Why Should We Care?

What Is Pisa – And Why Should We Care?

With the U.K sitting in 18th position in the latest Pisa rankings, and the predictable furore about whether this is a justification or indictment of recent educational policy, it’s worth asking do we really know what the Pisa tables mean? On Tuesday 3rd December 2019...