May 2022: long-listed in the Frosted Fire poetry pamphlet competition.
April 2022: two poems in the new edition of Shearsman.
March/April 2022: two paintings in the Oxford Art Society members’ exhibition at St John’s College.
March 2022: judge of the Charm Poetry Competition
December 2021: my new poem Heroes appears in issue 27 of Artemispoetry.
November 2021: a poem Too much holiday reading in The Spectator.
September 2021: my new poem Small Talk appears in this month’s Acumen (101).
July 2021: my new poem Spaghetti Junction appears in this month’s edition of Snakeskin.
May 2021: a new poem, You, in the Spectator, 9th May.
March 2021: long-listed in the National Poetry Competition.
March 2021: I’m exhibiting two paintings in the Oxford Art Society Members’ Exhibition online.
January 2021: a new poem, Sepsis, 2020, in the Spectator, 16th January.
October 2020: some of my poems featured in the international encaustic artists’ magazine, Wax Fusion, in an article by mixed media artist Melissa Rubin about our recent collaboration at the Atlantic Gallery in New York.
October 2020: exhibiting two paintings in Oxford Art Society’s open exhibition – online – from October 3rd.
June 2020: a poem selected for the forthcoming Ver Poets Prize anthology for 2020.
April 2020: a new poem, Organic Poet, in the Spectator magazine’s 10,000th issue.
March 2020: delighted to have a poem longlisted out of 16,000 poems in the National Poetry Competition (UK).
Recently published poems: December 2019: Winter Trek, Spectator magazine. September 2019: Our District, The Frogmore Papers.
Autumn 2019: exhibition of Recent Portraits at Tess Harris’s gallery, High Street, Wheatley, Oxford, UK.
August 2019: Frogmore Poetry Prize: First Prize awarded to my poem Our District. Adjudicator John O’Donoghue commented: ‘I have read the poem over and over and find new depths and meaning in it every time. There was no poem quite like ‘Our District’ in the great sheaf of poems I read.’
August 2019: an exhibition of smaller paintings at Stanton St John, Oxford, UK.