Links to articles and poems which have been prize winners

Inside Track To Adventure - October 2009 - Travel Writing

Bald eagle, and oh, a wolf at 10 o’clock, I cry. Heads swivel; gasps of pleasure; clicks of cameras..........more

Costa Rica Is The Height Of Adventure - October 2010 - Travel Writing

The brochure had promised amazing diversity and we were not disappointed. .........more

Highland Morning - September 2011 - Poetry

A savage dawn: bruised
heather hides scree gash; howling
burn bleeds peaty clots .........more

Bon appetit - June 2012 - Poetry

She’s in love with Jamie’s cheeky chapattis,
he adores Nigella’s chocolate mousse; .........more

A Grand Irish Day - September 2012 - Travel Writing

The woman squinting through the narrow crack of Broom Cottage b & b's front door does not immediately strike us as the embodiment of Irish hospitality. .........more

Fish Out Of Water - September 2012 - Poetry

He’s swept along through the shipyard gates
in a tight shoal of welders, platers, caulkers
and boilermen to wash up, Jonah-like, .........more

Legacy - September 2012 - Poetry

Post- Olympics they’ve gone crazy in our sleepy little village
there’s not been this much action since the Vikings came to pillage; .........more

Lines Of Longitude - September 2012 - Poetry

In the warp and weft of her memory’s map,
fault-lines frayed through life’s unfolding, .........more

The Lisbon Riviera - March 2013 - Travel Writing

Waves lap at the doorways of the smart boutiques and dolphins frolic around the tables of the pavement cafes. .........more

Rough Guides Competition - April 2013 - Travel Writing

Rough Guides Competition. .........more