I don’t know what it’s like for you, but I have always been one of those people who find themselves on the outside. Quietly yearning to be a part of the group, while at the same time feeling strangely insecure about getting involved. In short, I tend to be the odd one out….
This is a poem I wrote for a competition, which I unexpectedly won last year. The brief was to write something about Doctor Who, and I chose to pay tribute to my first Doctor, the legendary Tom Baker… IV He’s sat there in the tea shop: An unravelled yarn Of brooding eccentricity. A long scarf […]
I think we all have a fair few ‘pivotal moments’ in our lives. Specific events that have somehow had a huge impact on us. Not a gradual thing, that occurs over time – but a single, exact point that we can look back on and say, “Yep, that’s how it all started!”. For me, one […]