Process Not Product #6: Screenshots

As mentioned previously, this year I’ve been busy piecing together the 30 year overview ‘Dating the Page.’ Despite much of it being existing material it is an expansive project and has proven very taxing to put together. It is the first time I’ve put imagery with my poems, many of which have been retouched for this […]

Hodgkin in Hong Kong

This year marks the 40th anniversary of my first visit to Hong Kong when the tap water was brown and green and white stripy Tristars perilously glided into Kai Tak. Apparently it is also the length of time some local collectors have been purchasing Howard Hodgkin paintings. Taking that into consideration it is astonishing to […]

Education: Will Careers Like Eno’s Ever Become the Norm?

In the sixties there was a band who made pleasant jingle-jangle guitar pop. Toward the end of the decade they decided to experiment and came up with The White Album and thus the rule book of popular music was re-written. The myth that has grown up around The Beatles since is as staggering as it […]

The Hopper Season 20

Can it really be 20 years since I produced possibly my finest set of visual work. The Hopper Season commenced in May 1995 and eventually comprised 52 images drawn between then and December. In short the idea was if Edward Hopper had been alive in South Wales at that time, what would he have made […]

Winter Marches On

Coming Soon…

Season’s Greetings…

Introducing the books and why I never became a musician…

  Aside from travel and music journalism, I have since 1997 been writing and publishing books. Some of these are poems and some travel writing (similar to Bill Bryson). Despite some promotion and a presence on Amazon (UK) none have sold particularly well. As a break from the usual nomadic musings and to intro these works I thought […]