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World Refugee Day in Poetry

Originally posted on Poet Laureate:
“I’ve met so many who have lost so much. But they never lose their dreams for their children or their desire to better our world. They ask for little in return – only our support…

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To gender or not to gender? (Thoughts prompted by the death of Zaha Hadid)

Originally posted on language: a feminist guide:
Last week, after Zaha Hadid’s death was announced, someone I know posted on Facebook: ‘It’s annoying that the coverage keeps referring to her as “the world’s most prominent female architect”. Why not “one…

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Auction aftermath

Originally posted on confabcabaret:
We did it! Thanks to everyone who donated or turned up or bid or promoted or helped on the night. West Malvern Social Club was packed. We took almost £1000 on the night and there’s more…

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The Auction

Originally posted on confabcabaret:
ConFab Cabaret cordially invites you to our Silent-ish Auction of Gifts and Promises, With Added Interactive Appeal. More information and details on FaceBook. **ENTRY BY DONATION** We are raising much needed funds for People in Motion,…

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Review: Man Up Jonny Fluffypunk

ConFab Cabaret pops up when they have someone or something amazing to bring to Malvern. Last night it was Man Up Jonny Fluffypunk: a one man show about what it takes to be a man – and, above all, a … Continue reading

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A Shrinking of shrugs, mermaids and carbon monoxide poisoning – Worcester blog

Originally posted on Quiet Compere Tour 2014:
On arriving at the Hive I met Steve Wilson (after so many phone calls and emails in planning stages) who was taller and didn’t have the right colour hair for my phone vision. The…

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The pity is in the poetry. And nowhere else?

Originally posted on The Bell Jar: Jo Bell's blog:
This is a usually a blog about poetry, but I don’t keep my politics a secret on it. For those of you who find this an irritation, I’m sorry. I’m…

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