Monthly Archives: February 2010

Wait for It

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I usually post something here on Sundays, but I have a special post going out tomorrow so I’m just dropping by now to say hi and ask you to come back then. But in the meantime, if you are a …

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Poetic Lessons

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I have spent a rather blissful couple of weeks revising my new poetry collection which I’m calling (at least for now) “Her Life Collected.” It’s been edited by the poet Katy Evans- Bush (aka Baroque in Hackney) and what an …

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Many More than 10 Rules

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I love to collect inspirational quotes.  I really do find them incredibly, well, inspirational.  But I usually hate articles that ask writers for their lists of do’s and dont’s.  So often those articles do little more for me than make …

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Who Knew? I’m a Lyricist

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A while ago, my friend Tasoulla Christou, asked if she could set one of my poems to music.  Tasoulla is a very talented musician and was studying advanced composition at The Royal College of Music after obtaining degrees in composition …

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Jewish Book Week

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This week I was asked to be an official blogger of Jewish Book Week.  From the 27th February through the 7th March, London will be hosting its largest literary festival of the year.  This year some very big names  will …

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Being Two Years Old So Soon

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It’s my blog’s birthday again.  How can that be? It crept up on me, unsuspecting, while I was hurtling through my life of airplane journeys and notebook scribblings.  Life and work get so intense sometimes that I forget to stop …

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There’s No Place Like Home

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It’s been a wonderful and productive trip. I’ve spent lots of time with family and friends, I’ve gone to a few museums, seen a movie (“Crazy Heart” which was fantastic) and a concert (the incredible South African singing group Ladysmith …

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Taking Steps on The Next Curve

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CurvingRoad, the arts charity I founded several years ago with my friend, Sonja Rein, is in a very exciting mode which I can finally discuss!  Some may remember how  our efforts brought us into the West End in 2008 with …

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